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HistorySep 19, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

Linux kernel vulnerabilities

2016-09-1900:00:00
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CVSS2

4.6

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS3

6.5

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

CHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

5.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

41.9%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Packages

  • linux - Linux kernel

Details

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the audit subsystem in the
Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to corrupt audit logs or
disrupt system-call auditing. (CVE-2016-6136)

It was discovered that the powerpc and powerpc64 hypervisor-mode KVM
implementation in the Linux kernel for did not properly maintain state
about transactional memory. An unprivileged attacker in a guest could cause
a denial of service (CPU lockup) in the host OS. (CVE-2016-5412)

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the Chrome OS embedded
controller device driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-6156)

CVSS2

4.6

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

SINGLE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS3

6.5

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

CHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

5.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

41.9%