CVE-2016-2847

NVD - CVE-2016-2847

CVE-2016-2847 Detail

Current Description

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.2 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00060.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00059.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0217.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/01/3 Patch 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83870
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2949-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1313428 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2847
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE