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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-3695

The einj_error_inject function in drivers/acpi/apei/einj.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to simulate hardware errors and consequently cause a denial of service by leveraging failure to disable APEI error injection through EINJ when securelevel is set.
Publish Date : 2017-12-29 Last Update Date : 2018-01-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 Service
CWE ID 74

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-3695

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2016-3695

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102327
BID 102327 Linux Kernel 'drivers/acpi/apei/einj.c' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-12-29
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1322755 CONFIRM
https://github.com/mjg59/linux/commit/d7a6be58edc01b1c66ecd8fcc91236bfbce0a420 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-3695

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


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