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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4565

The InfiniBand (aka IB) stack in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 incorrectly relies on the write system call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel memory write operation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a uAPI interface.
Publish Date : 2016-05-23 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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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 Service
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1277: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161277 unix
RHSA-2016:1301: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161301 unix
RHSA-2016:1406: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161406 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-2016-4565

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-4565

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1641
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1277
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1277
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1301
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1301
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/07/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20160507 CVE Request: Linux: IB/security: Restrict use of the write() interface'
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1406
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1406
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1310570 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1341
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1341
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e6bd18f57aad1a2d1ef40e646d03ed0f2515c9e3 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-2
UBUNTU USN-3021-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-2
UBUNTU USN-3018-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3019-1
UBUNTU USN-3019-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-1
UBUNTU USN-3021-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-1
UBUNTU USN-3018-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1
UBUNTU USN-3006-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1
UBUNTU USN-3007-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1
UBUNTU USN-3005-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1
UBUNTU USN-3004-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1
UBUNTU USN-3003-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1
UBUNTU USN-3002-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1
UBUNTU USN-3001-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e6bd18f57aad1a2d1ef40e646d03ed0f2515c9e3 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90301
BID 90301 Linux Kernel CVE-2016-4565 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-02
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1657.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1657
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
DEBIAN DSA-3607
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.3 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1814.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1814
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1617.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1617
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1640.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1640
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1581.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1581
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1489.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1489
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2184
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/msg00023.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2011
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/msg00022.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2010
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/msg00020.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2007
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00019.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2006
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/msg00017.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2003
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/msg00009.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1995
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00014.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2000
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00015.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2001
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00016.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2002
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/msg00054.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1690
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/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1961
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1985

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4565

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


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