CVE-2016-4486

NVD - CVE-2016-4486

CVE-2016-4486 Detail

Current Description

The rtnl_fill_link_ifmap function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.


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NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5f8e44741f9f216e33736ea4ec65ca9ac03036e6
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.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/2016-08/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/27
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90051
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2989-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2998-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3000-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1333316 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5f8e44741f9f216e33736ea4ec65ca9ac03036e6 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46006/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4486
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/20/2018
Source:
MITRE