CVE-2016-10088

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-01-11
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1412210: CVE-2016-10088 kernel: Use after free in SCSI generic device interface (CVE-2016-9576 regression)
It was found that the fix for CVE-2016-9576 was incomplete: the Linux kernel's sg implementation did not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set. A local attacker to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging write access to a /dev/sg device.

Find out more about CVE-2016-10088 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as the code which can trigger the flaw is not present in the products listed.

This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and MRG-2. Future Linux kernel updates for the respective releases might address this issue.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2017:1842 2017-08-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2017:0817 2017-03-21
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2017:2669 2017-09-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2017:2077 2017-08-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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