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CVE-2016-6480

Published: 06 August 2016

Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

From the Ubuntu security team

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the Adaptec AAC RAID controller driver in the Linux kernel when handling ioctl()s. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.1

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
Patches:
Introduced by 7c00ffa314bf0fb0e23858bbebad33b48b6abbb9
Fixed by fa00c437eef8dc2e7b25f8cd868cfa405fcc2bb3
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc3)