Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2016-10088

Assigned:2016-12-30
Published:2016-12-30
Updated:2018-01-04
Summary:The sg implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.9 does not properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS option is set, which allows local users to read or write to arbitrary kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging access to a /dev/sg device, related to block/bsg.c and drivers/scsi/sg.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9576.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.0 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.1 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
8.4 High (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
7.3 High (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
7.0 High (REDHAT CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.1 Medium (REDHAT Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:6.9 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
7.2 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-416
References:Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=128394eff343fc6d2f32172f03e24829539c5835

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:0817

Source: MLIST
Type: UNKNOWN
[oss-security] 20161230 Re: Linux Kernel use-after-free in SCSI generic device interface

Source: BID
Type: UNKNOWN
95169

Source: SECTRACK
Type: UNKNOWN
1037538

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:1842

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2077

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2669

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
linux-kernel-cve201610088-dos(120237)

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/128394eff343fc6d2f32172f03e24829539c5835

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration RedHat 1:
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration RedHat 2:
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration RedHat 3:
  • cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_extras_rt:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • AND
  • cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:org.opensuse.security:def:201610088
    V
    CVE-2016-10088
    2018-01-23
    oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171842
    P
    RHSA-2017:1842: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important)
    2017-08-01
    oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172077
    P
    RHSA-2017:2077: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important)
    2017-08-01
    oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170817
    P
    RHSA-2017:0817: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate)
    2017-03-21
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:201610088000
    V
    CVE-2016-10088 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - low.
    2016-12-30
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:201610088000
    V
    CVE-2016-10088 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - low.
    2016-12-30
    oval:com.ubuntu.precise:def:201610088000
    V
    CVE-2016-10088 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (precise) - low.
    2016-12-30
    BACK
    linux linux_kernel 4.9
    redhat enterprise_linux 6
    redhat enterprise_linux 7
    redhat rhel_extras_rt 7