CVE-2016-6327

Published on: 10/16/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:12 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:

drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/ib_srpt.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an ABORT_TASK command to abort a device write operation.

  • CVE-2016-6327 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: 4.9 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - Re: CVE-2016-6327 | Linux kernel crash in infiniband subsystem. Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160819 Re: CVE-2016-6327 | Linux kernel crash in infiniband subsystem.
IB/srpt: Simplify srpt_handle_tsk_mgmt() · torvalds/[email protected] · GitHub Patch
Vendor Advisory
github.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/51093254bf879bc9ce96590400a87897c7498463
Bug 1354525 – CVE-2016-6327 kernel: infiniband: Kernel crash by sending ABORT_TASK command Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1354525
Linux Kernel CVE-2016-6327 Null Pointer Deference Local Denial of Service Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 92549
Red Hat Customer Portal web.archive.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:2574
kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git - Linux kernel source tree Patch
Vendor Advisory
git.kernel.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=51093254bf879bc9ce96590400a87897c7498463
Vendor Advisory
www.kernel.org
text/plain
CONFIRM www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.1
Red Hat Customer Portal web.archive.org
text/html
Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2016:2584

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: