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CVE-2016-2847

2016-03-0300:00:00
ubuntu.com
ubuntu.com
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CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

CVSS3

6.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

50.2%

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of
unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service
(memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

Bugs

Notes

Author Note
jdstrand android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support
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CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

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

CVSS3

6.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

50.2%