CVE-2016-0723

CVE information

Published

6 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

Race condition in the tty_ioctl function in drivers/tty/tty_io.c in the Linux kernel through 4.4.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) by making a TIOCGETD ioctl call during processing of a TIOCSETD ioctl call..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5.6/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
7.8/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.8/10
Exploit Score
2.5/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
4.2/10
Confidentiality Impact
Low
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
None
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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References

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