CVE-2016-6162

Published on: 08/06/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

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

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

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

net/core/skbuff.c in the Linux kernel 4.7-rc6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IPv6 socket operations.

  • CVE-2016-6162 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

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LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
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UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

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LOCAL LOW NONE
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PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Bug 1353538 – CVE-2016-6162 kernel: Kernel panic triggered at BUG_ON in net/core/skbuff.c Issue Tracking
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1353538
oss-security - Re: BUG_ON crash in linux 4.7-rc6/master skbuff.c Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160705 Re: BUG_ON crash in linux 4.7-rc6/master skbuff.c

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel4.7rc6AllAll
Operating
System
LinuxLinux Kernel4.7rc6AllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.7:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.7:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*: