CVE-2016-2847

fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not limit the amount of unread data in pipes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating many pipes with non-default sizes.

Published : 2016-04-27 17:59 Updated : 2018-01-05 02:30

4.9
CVSS Score More info
Score 4.9 / 10
4.9
Vendor Product Version URI
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:11.0:sp4
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_debuginfo:11.0:sp4
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0
Linux Linux Kernel 4.4.8 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:4.4.8
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:sp1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12.0:sp1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:extra
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp4
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Module For Public Cloud 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:sp1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12.0 cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0
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CWE

ID Name Description Links
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors Weaknesses in this category are related to improper management of system resources. CVE

References

Source Link
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-05/msg00060.html
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00059.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/01/3
CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjul2016-3090544.html
CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83870
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-1
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2946-2
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-1
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-2
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2947-3
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-1
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2948-2
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2949-1
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2
CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1313428
CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/759c01142a5d0f364a462346168a56de28a80f52
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0217.html
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html