The evm_verify_hmac function in security/integrity/evm/evm_main.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not properly copy data, which makes it easier for local users to forge MAC values via a timing side-channel attack.
Published 2016-04-27 17:59:08
Updated 2016-12-03 03:24:28
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-2085

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-2085

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-2085

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-2085

Products affected by CVE-2016-2085

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