The BPF subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 mishandles reference counts, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application on (1) a system with more than 32 Gb of memory, related to the program reference count or (2) a 1 Tb system, related to the map reference count.
Published 2016-05-23 10:59:05
Updated 2023-06-07 12:45:02
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-4558

0.06%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 25 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-4558

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST

References for CVE-2016-4558

Products affected by CVE-2016-4558

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