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CVE-2016-8658

Published: 16 October 2016

Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket.

From the Ubuntu security team

Daxing Guo discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the Broadcom IEEE802.11n FullMAC driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.1

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
Patches:
Introduced by 1a87334239757b69eb9885979c32bbf871b3ec88
Fixed by ded89912156b1a47d940a0c954c43afbabd0c42c
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc7)