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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9555

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.
Publish Date : 2016-11-28 Last Update Date : 2023-01-19
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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 Service
CWE ID 125

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:0086: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170086 unix
RHSA-2017:0091: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170091 unix
RHSA-2017:0307: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170307 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-2016-9555

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-9555!topic/syzkaller/pAUcHsUJbjk CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0086
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0307
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0113
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3113
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0091
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3096
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3116
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3117
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3183
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3197
BID 94479 Linux Kernel Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2017-03-02
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3247
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:3205
MLIST [oss-security] 20161122 CVE Request: Linux: net/sctp: slab-out-of-bounds in sctp_sf_ootb

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9555

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

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