Vulnerability CVE-2016-4485


Published: 2016-05-23

Description:
The llc_cmsg_rcv function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a message.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise debuginfo 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise server 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise software development kit 
Linux -> Linux kernel 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b8670c09f37bdf2847cc44f36511a53afc6161fd
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/26
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2989-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2996-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2997-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2998-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3000-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3001-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3002-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3003-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3004-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3005-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3006-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3007-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1333309
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b8670c09f37bdf2847cc44f36511a53afc6161fd

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