CVE-2016-0634

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-10-16
Bugzilla:
1377613: CVE-2016-0634 bash: Arbitrary code execution via malicious hostname
An arbitrary command injection flaw was found in the way bash processed the hostname value. A malicious DHCP server could use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the DHCP client machines running bash under specific circumstances.

Find out more about CVE-2016-0634 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (bash) RHSA-2017:1931 2017-08-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (bash) RHSA-2017:0725 2017-03-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 bash Will not fix

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