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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 : 2018-01-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 * * * * 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 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2006
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2105
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2177
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2174
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2018
BID 91450 Linux Kernel 'usbhid/hiddev.c' Local Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-02
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2180
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2184
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2178
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1985
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2179
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2181
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:2175
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2574
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:1937
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2584
MLIST [oss-security] 20160626 Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel HID: hiddev buffer overflows CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5829

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