CVE-2016-3695

Published on: 12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:01 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Linux Kernel from Linux contain the following vulnerability:

The einj_error_inject function in drivers/acpi/apei/einj.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to simulate hardware errors and consequently cause a denial of service by leveraging failure to disable APEI error injection through EINJ when securelevel is set.

  • CVE-2016-3695 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Malformed Request Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 102327
acpi: Disable APEI error injection if securelevel is set · mjg59/[email protected] · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/mjg59/linux/commit/d7a6be58edc01b1c66ecd8fcc91236bfbce0a420
1322755 – (CVE-2016-3695) CVE-2016-3695 kernel: Error injection via EINJ is allowed when securelevel is enabled Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1322755

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel-AllAllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel-AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux7.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
RedhatEnterprise Linux7.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: