Vulnerability CVE-2016-4486


Published: 2016-05-23

Description:
The rtnl_fill_link_ifmap function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise debuginfo 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise desktop 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise live patching 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise module for public cloud 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise real time extension 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise server 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise software development kit 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise workstation extension 
Linux -> Linux kernel 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=5f8e44741f9f216e33736ea4ec65ca9ac03036e6
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/04/27
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90051
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=1333316
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5f8e44741f9f216e33736ea4ec65ca9ac03036e6
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46006/

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