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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5829

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the hiddev_ioctl_usage function in drivers/hid/usbhid/hiddev.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) HIDIOCGUSAGES or (2) HIDIOCSUSAGES ioctl call.
Publish Date : 2016-06-27 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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2006: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162006 unix
RHSA-2016:2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162574 unix
RHSA-2016:2584: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162584 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-2016-5829

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 1

- References For CVE-2016-5829

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/93a2001bdfd5376c3dc2158653034c20392d15c5 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91450
BID 91450 Linux Kernel 'usbhid/hiddev.c' Local Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-02
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-4
UBUNTU USN-3070-4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3072-2
UBUNTU USN-3072-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3072-1
UBUNTU USN-3072-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3071-1
UBUNTU USN-3071-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-3
UBUNTU USN-3070-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-2
UBUNTU USN-3070-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3071-2
UBUNTU USN-3071-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-1
UBUNTU USN-3070-1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2584
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3616
DEBIAN DSA-3616
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/26/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20160626 Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel HID: hiddev buffer overflows
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2574
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2006.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2006
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/msg00054.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2181
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00053.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2180
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00052.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2179
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00051.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2178
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00049.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2175
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00050.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2177
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/msg00027.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2018
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/msg00048.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2174
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=93a2001bdfd5376c3dc2158653034c20392d15c5 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1937

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5829

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


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