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CVE-2016-2847

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Overview

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

Related Files

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-0217-01
Posted Jan 31, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-0217-01 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix: A use-after-free vulnerability was found in the kernel's socket recvmmsg subsystem. This may allow remote attackers to corrupt memory and may allow execution of arbitrary code. This corruption takes place during the error handling routines within __sys_recvmmsg() function.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary, kernel
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2016-2847, CVE-2016-7117
MD5 | cea80dcfe48bd14c5f1e1ca23e97031f
Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-2584-02
Posted Nov 3, 2016
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-2584-02 - The kernel-rt packages provide the Real Time Linux Kernel, which enables fine-tuning for systems with extremely high determinism requirements. Security Fix: It was found that the Linux kernel's IPv6 implementation mishandled socket options. A local attacker could abuse concurrent access to the socket options to escalate their privileges, or cause a denial of service via a crafted sendmsg system call.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2013-4312, CVE-2015-8374, CVE-2015-8543, CVE-2015-8746, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2015-8844, CVE-2015-8845, CVE-2015-8956, CVE-2016-2053, CVE-2016-2069, CVE-2016-2117, CVE-2016-2384, CVE-2016-2847, CVE-2016-3070, CVE-2016-3156, CVE-2016-3699, CVE-2016-3841, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578, CVE-2016-4581, CVE-2016-4794, CVE-2016-5829, CVE-2016-6136, CVE-2016-6198, CVE-2016-6327, CVE-2016-6480
MD5 | 9cd6ca4a3ba80601297dc4773a1728cf
Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-2574-02
Posted Nov 3, 2016
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-2574-02 - The kernel packages contain the Linux kernel, the core of any Linux operating system. Security Fix: It was found that the Linux kernel's IPv6 implementation mishandled socket options. A local attacker could abuse concurrent access to the socket options to escalate their privileges, or cause a denial of service via a crafted sendmsg system call.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2013-4312, CVE-2015-8374, CVE-2015-8543, CVE-2015-8746, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2015-8844, CVE-2015-8845, CVE-2015-8956, CVE-2016-2053, CVE-2016-2069, CVE-2016-2117, CVE-2016-2384, CVE-2016-2847, CVE-2016-3070, CVE-2016-3156, CVE-2016-3699, CVE-2016-3841, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578, CVE-2016-4581, CVE-2016-4794, CVE-2016-5412, CVE-2016-5828, CVE-2016-5829, CVE-2016-6136, CVE-2016-6198, CVE-2016-6327, CVE-2016-6480
MD5 | 2324e71508a4e3597cc2c4131fd838dc
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2965-2
Posted May 9, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2965-2 - USN-2965-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Jann Horn discovered that the extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly reference count file descriptors, leading to a use-after-free. A local unprivileged attacker could use this to gain administrative privileges. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-2184, CVE-2016-2185, CVE-2016-2186, CVE-2016-2188, CVE-2016-2847, CVE-2016-3136, CVE-2016-3137, CVE-2016-3138, CVE-2016-3140, CVE-2016-3156, CVE-2016-3157, CVE-2016-3672, CVE-2016-3689, CVE-2016-3951, CVE-2016-3955, CVE-2016-4557
MD5 | a6a05ad6cbadffa275d96d820e04c500
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2948-2
Posted Apr 11, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2948-2 - USN-2948-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Ubuntu 14.10 Linux kernel backported to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. An incorrect reference counting fix in the radeon driver introduced a regression that could cause a system crash. This update fixes the problem. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7566, CVE-2015-7833, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-0723, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2782, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | 5c17b65739eeafa8100fd2d5b61e29cd
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2947-1
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2947-1 - Ralf Spenneberg discovered that the usbvision driver in the Linux kernel did not properly sanity check the interfaces and endpoints reported by the device. An attacker with physical access could cause a denial of service (system crash). Venkatesh Pottem discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's CXGB3 driver. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7833, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2383, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | 7f8d276ab1bcacf6531e981a8caaaa88
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2946-2
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2946-2 - Venkatesh Pottem discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's CXGB3 driver. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Xiaofei Rex Guo discovered a timing side channel vulnerability in the Linux Extended Verification Module (EVM). An attacker could use this to affect system integrity. David Herrmann discovered that the Linux kernel incorrectly accounted file descriptors to the original opener for in-flight file descriptors sent over a unix domain socket. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion). Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, unix, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | e5ebcd50a315488a0a8b39da6398875e
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2949-1
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2949-1 - Venkatesh Pottem discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's CXGB3 driver. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Xiaofei Rex Guo discovered a timing side channel vulnerability in the Linux Extended Verification Module (EVM). An attacker could use this to affect system integrity. David Herrmann discovered that the Linux kernel incorrectly accounted file descriptors to the original opener for in-flight file descriptors sent over a unix domain socket. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion). Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, unix, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | 84f9564256e007e72b152a58a847819e
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2948-1
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2948-1 - Ralf Spenneberg discovered that the USB driver for Clie devices in the Linux kernel did not properly sanity check the endpoints reported by the device. An attacker with physical access could cause a denial of service (system crash). Ralf Spenneberg discovered that the usbvision driver in the Linux kernel did not properly sanity check the interfaces and endpoints reported by the device. An attacker with physical access could cause a denial of service (system crash). Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7566, CVE-2015-7833, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-0723, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2782, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | 4794ccd656a00f0bf2fd35549669da59
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2947-3
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2947-3 - Ralf Spenneberg discovered that the usbvision driver in the Linux kernel did not properly sanity check the interfaces and endpoints reported by the device. An attacker with physical access could cause a denial of service (system crash). Venkatesh Pottem discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's CXGB3 driver. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7833, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2383, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | ddc30adb3f8890bffbbbc6384be9b37e
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2946-1
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2946-1 - Venkatesh Pottem discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's CXGB3 driver. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Xiaofei Rex Guo discovered a timing side channel vulnerability in the Linux Extended Verification Module (EVM). An attacker could use this to affect system integrity. David Herrmann discovered that the Linux kernel incorrectly accounted file descriptors to the original opener for in-flight file descriptors sent over a unix domain socket. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion). Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, unix, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | f833ce635d4db0740ffe7ac091f82d8e
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2947-2
Posted Apr 6, 2016
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2947-2 - Ralf Spenneberg discovered that the usbvision driver in the Linux kernel did not properly sanity check the interfaces and endpoints reported by the device. An attacker with physical access could cause a denial of service (system crash). Venkatesh Pottem discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the Linux kernel's CXGB3 driver. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-7833, CVE-2015-8812, CVE-2016-2085, CVE-2016-2383, CVE-2016-2550, CVE-2016-2847
MD5 | 1fdf13f0942372dab8b2d0bfb4c7f82b
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