CVE-2016-9555

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-10-25
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1397930: CVE-2016-9555 kernel: Slab out-of-bounds access in sctp_sf_ootb()
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of the SCTP protocol. A remote attacker could trigger an out-of-bounds read with an offset of up to 64kB potentially causing the system to crash.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9555 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the Linux kernels as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7, MRG-2 and realtime and will be addressed in future updates.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
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 MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2017:0113 2017-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2017:0086 2017-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2017:0307 2017-02-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2017:0091 2017-01-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Affected

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