CVE-2016-6327

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-08-19
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1354525: CVE-2016-6327 kernel: infiniband: Kernel crash by sending ABORT_TASK command
System using the infiniband support module ib_srpt were vulnerable to a denial of service by system crash by a local attacker who is able to abort writes to a device using this initiator.

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Statement

This issue affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and MRG-2 kernels and will be addressed in a future update. This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 systems.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2016:2584 2016-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2016:2574 2016-11-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected
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