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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6866

slock allows attackers to bypass the screen lock via vectors involving an invalid password hash, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference and crash.
Publish Date : 2017-02-15 Last Update Date : 2017-02-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 476

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6866

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Suckless Slock 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Suckless Slock 1

- References For CVE-2016-6866[email protected]/message/RZPEJQNVODYSI4WQXM5GQKXRO7TPK2VG/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-985b68721b[email protected]/message/2FYPV6QQPPYBL3Z2BYNYEJB67FSC55OR/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-1b7e66c08b
BID 92546 slock CVE-2016-6866 NULL Pointer Dereference Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-08-19 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20160818 Re: CVE request - slock, all versions NULL pointer dereference
MLIST [oss-security] 20160818 CVE request - slock, all versions NULL pointer dereference

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6866

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