CVE-2016-7117

NVD - CVE-2016-7117

CVE-2016-7117 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the __sys_recvmmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a recvmmsg system call that is mishandled during error processing.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=34b88a68f26a75e4fded796f1a49c40f82234b7d Issue Tracking  Patch 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2962.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0031.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0036.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0065.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0086.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0091.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0113.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0196.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0215.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0216.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0217.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0270.html
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-10-01.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.2 Release Notes 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93304
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1003077 Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1382268 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/34b88a68f26a75e4fded796f1a49c40f82234b7d Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2016/CVE-2016-7117.html Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-7117 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-19 Data Processing Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7117
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE