The sctp_sf_ootb function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.8 lacks chunk-length checking for the first chunk, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds slab access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP data.
Published 2016-11-28 03:59:17
Updated 2023-01-19 16:13:05
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2016-9555

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2016-9555
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2016-9555 18,195
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9555

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 73.58%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 98 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9555

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
10.0
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
10.0
10.0
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9555

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-9555

Products affected by CVE-2016-9555

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