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Linux : Security Vulnerabilities Published In 2016 (Denial Of Service)

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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2016-10088 416 DoS 2016-12-30 2017-01-06
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The sg implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.9 does not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set, which allows local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device, related to block/bsg.c and drivers/scsi/sg.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9576.
2 CVE-2016-9919 20 DoS 2016-12-08 2016-12-13
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The icmp6_send function in net/ipv6/icmp.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 omits a certain check of the dst data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a fragmented IPv6 packet.
3 CVE-2016-9806 415 DoS 2016-12-28 2017-07-17
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the netlink_dump function in net/netlink/af_netlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that makes sendmsg system calls, leading to a free operation associated with a new dump that started earlier than anticipated.
4 CVE-2016-9794 416 DoS 2016-12-28 2017-05-17
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the snd_pcm_period_elapsed function in sound/core/pcm_lib.c in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted SNDRV_PCM_TRIGGER_START command.
5 CVE-2016-9793 119 DoS Overflow Mem. Corr. 2016-12-28 2017-07-17
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.14 mishandles negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a crafted setsockopt system call with the (1) SO_SNDBUFFORCE or (2) SO_RCVBUFFORCE option.
6 CVE-2016-9777 125 DoS +Priv 2016-12-28 2016-12-30
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
KVM in the Linux kernel before 4.8.12, when I/O APIC is enabled, does not properly restrict the VCPU index, which allows guest OS users to gain host OS privileges or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access and host OS crash) via a crafted interrupt request, related to arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c and arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.h.
7 CVE-2016-9755 787 DoS Overflow 2016-12-28 2016-12-30
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
The netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.9 mishandles IPv6 reassembly, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow, out-of-bounds write, and GPF) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that makes socket, connect, and writev system calls, related to net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_conntrack_reasm.c and net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_defrag_ipv6_hooks.c.
8 CVE-2016-9685 400 DoS 2016-12-28 2016-12-30
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
Multiple memory leaks in error paths in fs/xfs/xfs_attr_list.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted XFS filesystem operations.
9 CVE-2016-9588 388 DoS 2016-12-28 2017-11-03
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9 mismanages the #BP and #OF exceptions, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by declining to handle an exception thrown by an L2 guest.
10 CVE-2016-9576 416 DoS 2016-12-28 2017-01-17
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The blk_rq_map_user_iov function in block/blk-map.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.14 does not properly restrict the type of iterator, which allows local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device.
11 CVE-2016-9555 125 DoS 2016-11-27 2017-01-06
10.0
None Remote Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.8 lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data.
12 CVE-2016-9313 476 DoS 2016-11-27 2016-11-29
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
security/keys/big_key.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7 mishandles unsuccessful crypto registration in conjunction with successful key-type registration, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that uses the big_key data type.
13 CVE-2016-9191 20 DoS 2016-11-27 2017-11-03
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The cgroup offline implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 mishandles certain drain operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) by leveraging access to a container environment for executing a crafted application, as demonstrated by trinity.
14 CVE-2016-9120 416 DoS +Priv 2016-12-08 2016-12-09
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the ion_ioctl function in drivers/staging/android/ion/ion.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by calling ION_IOC_FREE on two CPUs at the same time.
15 CVE-2016-9084 190 DoS Overflow 2016-11-27 2016-11-28
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci_intrs.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 misuses the kzalloc function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file.
16 CVE-2016-9083 190 DoS Overflow Mem. Corr. Bypass 2016-11-27 2016-11-29
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 allows local users to bypass integer overflow checks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact, by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file for a VFIO_DEVICE_SET_IRQS ioctl call, aka a "state machine confusion bug."
17 CVE-2016-8666 400 DoS 2016-10-16 2017-01-06
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The IP stack in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for packets with tunnel stacking, as demonstrated by interleaved IPv4 headers and GRE headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-7039.
18 CVE-2016-8660 19 DoS 2016-10-16 2016-11-28
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The XFS subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (fdatasync failure and system hang) by using the vfs syscall group in the trinity program, related to a "page lock order bug in the XFS seek hole/data implementation."
19 CVE-2016-8658 119 DoS Overflow 2016-10-16 2017-01-06
5.6
None Local Low Not required None Partial Complete
Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket.
20 CVE-2016-8655 416 DoS +Priv 2016-12-08 2017-07-17
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to change a socket version, related to the packet_set_ring and packet_setsockopt functions.
21 CVE-2016-8650 20 DoS Mem. Corr. 2016-11-27 2017-07-17
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The mpi_powm function in lib/mpi/mpi-pow.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 does not ensure that memory is allocated for limb data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) via an add_key system call for an RSA key with a zero exponent.
22 CVE-2016-8646 476 DoS 2016-11-27 2016-11-28
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The hash_accept function in crypto/algif_hash.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by attempting to trigger use of in-kernel hash algorithms for a socket that has received zero bytes of data.
23 CVE-2016-8645 284 DoS 2016-11-27 2017-07-27
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The TCP stack in the Linux kernel before 4.8.10 mishandles skb truncation, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted application that makes sendto system calls, related to net/ipv4/tcp_ipv4.c and net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c.
24 CVE-2016-8632 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-11-27 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 does not validate the relationship between the minimum fragment length and the maximum packet size, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
25 CVE-2016-8630 284 DoS 2016-11-27 2016-11-28
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The x86_decode_insn function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.7, when KVM is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a certain use of a ModR/M byte in an undefined instruction.
26 CVE-2016-7917 125 DoS +Info 2016-11-16 2016-12-02
4.3
None Remote Medium Not required Partial None None
The nfnetlink_rcv_batch function in net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not check whether a batch message's length field is large enough, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds read) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
27 CVE-2016-7915 125 DoS +Info 2016-11-16 2016-12-02
4.3
None Remote Medium Not required Partial None None
The hid_input_field function in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) by connecting a device, as demonstrated by a Logitech DJ receiver.
28 CVE-2016-7914 125 DoS +Info 2016-11-16 2016-12-02
7.1
None Remote Medium Not required Complete None None
The assoc_array_insert_into_terminal_node function in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 does not check whether a slot is a leaf, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and out-of-bounds read) via an application that uses associative-array data structures, as demonstrated by the keyutils test suite.
29 CVE-2016-7913 416 DoS +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure.
30 CVE-2016-7911 416 DoS +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call.
31 CVE-2016-7425 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-10-16 2017-01-06
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 does not restrict a certain length field, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code.
32 CVE-2016-7042 119 DoS Overflow Mem. Corr. 2016-10-16 2017-01-06
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The proc_keys_show function in security/keys/proc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2, when the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc) stack protector is enabled, uses an incorrect buffer size for certain timeout data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption and panic) by reading the /proc/keys file.
33 CVE-2016-7039 399 DoS 2016-10-16 2016-12-23
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The IP stack in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for large crafted packets, as demonstrated by packets that contain only VLAN headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-8666.
34 CVE-2016-6828 416 DoS 2016-10-16 2017-01-02
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The tcp_check_send_head function in include/net/tcp.h in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 does not properly maintain certain SACK state after a failed data copy, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (tcp_xmit_retransmit_queue use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted SACK option.
35 CVE-2016-6516 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
4.4
None Local Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
Race condition in the ioctl_file_dedupe_range function in fs/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly gain privileges by changing a certain count value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
36 CVE-2016-6480 362 DoS 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
4.7
None Local Medium Not required None None Complete
Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
37 CVE-2016-6327 476 DoS 2016-10-16 2016-11-28
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/ib_srpt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an ABORT_TASK command to abort a device write operation.
38 CVE-2016-6213 400 DoS 2016-12-28 2016-12-30
4.7
None Local Medium Not required None None Complete
fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9 does not restrict how many mounts may exist in a mount namespace, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and deadlock) via MS_BIND mount system calls, as demonstrated by a loop that triggers exponential growth in the number of mounts.
39 CVE-2016-6198 284 DoS 2016-08-06 2017-08-31
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The filesystem layer in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 proceeds with post-rename operations after an OverlayFS file is renamed to a self-hardlink, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a rename system call, related to fs/namei.c and fs/open.c.
40 CVE-2016-6197 20 DoS 2016-08-06 2017-08-31
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
fs/overlayfs/dir.c in the OverlayFS filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.6 does not properly verify the upper dentry before proceeding with unlink and rename system-call processing, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a rename system call that specifies a self-hardlink.
41 CVE-2016-6162 20 DoS 2016-08-06 2016-08-10
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
net/core/skbuff.c in the Linux kernel 4.7-rc6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IPv6 socket operations.
42 CVE-2016-6156 362 DoS 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
1.9
None Local Medium Not required None None Partial
Race condition in the ec_device_ioctl_xcmd function in drivers/platform/chrome/cros_ec_dev.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) by changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
43 CVE-2016-5829 119 DoS Overflow 2016-06-27 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the hiddev_ioctl_usage function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) HIDIOCGUSAGES or (2) HIDIOCSUSAGES ioctl call.
44 CVE-2016-5828 20 DoS 2016-06-27 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The start_thread function in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 on powerpc platforms mishandles transactional state, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid process state or TM Bad Thing exception, and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by starting and suspending a transaction before an exec system call.
45 CVE-2016-5728 119 DoS Overflow Mem. Corr. +Info 2016-06-27 2016-11-28
5.4
None Local Medium Not required Partial None Complete
Race condition in the vop_ioctl function in drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_vringh.c in the MIC VOP driver in the Linux kernel before 4.6.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by changing a certain header, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
46 CVE-2016-5412 399 DoS 2016-08-06 2016-08-16
4.6
None Local Low Single system None None Complete
arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_hv_rmhandlers.S in the Linux kernel through 4.7 on PowerPC platforms, when CONFIG_KVM_BOOK3S_64_HV is enabled, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS infinite loop) by making a H_CEDE hypercall during the existence of a suspended transaction.
47 CVE-2016-5400 119 DoS Overflow 2016-08-06 2017-08-31
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
Memory leak in the airspy_probe function in drivers/media/usb/airspy/airspy.c in the airspy USB driver in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted USB device that emulates many VFL_TYPE_SDR or VFL_TYPE_SUBDEV devices and performs many connect and disconnect operations.
48 CVE-2016-5344 190 DoS Overflow 2016-08-30 2016-11-28
10.0
None Remote Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Multiple integer overflows in the MDSS driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large size value, related to mdss_compat_utils.c, mdss_fb.c, and mdss_rotator.c.
49 CVE-2016-5343 119 DoS Overflow Mem. Corr. 2016-10-10 2016-11-28
7.5
None Remote Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
drivers/soc/qcom/qdsp6v2/voice_svc.c in the QDSP6v2 Voice Service driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a write request, as demonstrated by a voice_svc_send_req buffer overflow.
50 CVE-2016-5342 119 DoS Overflow 2016-08-30 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Heap-based buffer overflow in the wcnss_wlan_write function in drivers/net/wireless/wcnss/wcnss_wlan.c in the wcnss_wlan device driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by writing to /dev/wcnss_wlan with an unexpected amount of data.
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