CVE-2016-2143

NVD - CVE-2016-2143

CVE-2016-2143 Detail

Current Description

The fork implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5 on s390 platforms mishandles the case of four page-table levels, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application, related to arch/s390/include/asm/mmu_context.h and arch/s390/include/asm/pgalloc.h.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3446c13b268af86391d06611327006b059b8bab1 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00059.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1539.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2766.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3446c13b268af86391d06611327006b059b8bab1
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-2143

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2143
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE