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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1583

The ecryptfs_privileged_open function in fs/ecryptfs/kthread.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption) via vectors involving crafted mmap calls for /proc pathnames, leading to recursive pagefault handling.
Publish Date : 2016-06-27 Last Update Date : 2018-12-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2124: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162124 unix
RHSA-2016:2766: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162766 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-1583

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11.0 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Module For Public Cloud 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11.0 Extra Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11.0 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11.0 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 2
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Live Patching 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Module For Public Cloud 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 4
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 2
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 2

- References For CVE-2016-1583

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1696
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2760
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2760
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=836
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00027.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1596
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39992/
EXPLOIT-DB 39992
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f5364c150aa645b3d7daa21b5c0b9feaa1c9cd6d CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f0fe970df3838c202ef6c07a4c2b36838ef0a88b
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1344721 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2f36db71009304b3f0b95afacd8eba1f9f046b87 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1
UBUNTU USN-3007-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1672
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1641
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3008-1
UBUNTU USN-3008-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1
UBUNTU USN-3003-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1
UBUNTU USN-3005-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1
UBUNTU USN-3006-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1
UBUNTU USN-3004-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00019.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2006
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1
UBUNTU USN-3002-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1
UBUNTU USN-3001-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2998-1
UBUNTU USN-2998-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00014.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2000
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2999-1
UBUNTU USN-2999-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00020.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2007
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1
UBUNTU USN-2996-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1
UBUNTU USN-2997-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91157
BID 91157 Linux Kernel CVE-2016-1583 Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-02
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
SECTRACK 1036763
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/22/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20160622 Re: [vs-plain] Linux kernel stack overflow via ecryptfs and /proc/$pid/environ
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2766.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2766
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
DEBIAN DSA-3607
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/10/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20160610 [vs-plain] Linux kernel stack overflow via ecryptfs and /proc/$pid/environ
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2184
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137560/Linux-ecryptfs-Stack-Overflow.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2124.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2124
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00026.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2014
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2105
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00022.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2010
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1985
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00021.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2009
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00018.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2005
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00016.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2002
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00009.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1995
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1937
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1994
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1961
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3000-1
UBUNTU USN-3000-1
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.3 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f5364c150aa645b3d7daa21b5c0b9feaa1c9cd6d CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2f36db71009304b3f0b95afacd8eba1f9f046b87 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1583

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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