CVE-2016-7913

Published on: 11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

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

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

The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure.

  • CVE-2016-7913 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git - Linux kernel source tree Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
git.kernel.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8dfbcc4351a0b6d2f2d77f367552f48ffefafe18
Android Security Bulletin—November 2016 | Android Open Source Project Third Party Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2019:1190
USN-3798-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities | Ubuntu security notices | Ubuntu usn.ubuntu.com
text/html
URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3798-1
USN-3798-2: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities | Ubuntu security notices usn.ubuntu.com
text/html
URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3798-2
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2018:0676
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2019:1170
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2018:1062
[media] xc2028: avoid use after free · torvalds/[email protected] · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8dfbcc4351a0b6d2f2d77f367552f48ffefafe18
Linux Kernel 'tuners/tuner-xc2028.c' Local Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94201

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

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