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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-7425

The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 does not restrict a certain length field, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code.
Publish Date : 2016-10-16 Last Update Date : 2017-01-06
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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 ServiceOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-7425

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-7425

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3144-2
UBUNTU USN-3144-2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93037
BID 93037 Linux Kernel SCSI arcmsr Driver CVE-2016-7425 Local Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/17/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20160916 Re: linux kernel SCSI arcmsr driver: buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer()
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3145-2
UBUNTU USN-3145-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3146-1
UBUNTU USN-3146-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3146-2
UBUNTU USN-3146-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3147-1
UBUNTU USN-3147-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1377330 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7bc2b55a5c030685b399bb65b6baa9ccc3d1f167 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3145-1
UBUNTU USN-3145-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3144-1
UBUNTU USN-3144-1
http://marc.info/?l=linux-scsi&m=147394796228991&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20160915 Re: [patch v2] arcmsr: buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer()
http://marc.info/?l=linux-scsi&m=147394713328707&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20160915 [patch v2] arcmsr: buffer overflow in arcmsr_iop_message_xfer()
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7bc2b55a5c030685b399bb65b6baa9ccc3d1f167 CONFIRM
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-7425 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-7425

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


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