CVE Details

Release Date:2016-12-02


crypto/mcryptd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.8.15 allows local usersto cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by using an AF_ALG socket with an incompatible algorithm, as demonstrated by mcryptd(md5).

See more information about CVE-2016-10147 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.9 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.33.el6uek)ELSA-2017-35332017-03-31
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35332017-03-31
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.33.el7uek)ELSA-2017-35332017-03-31
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-18422017-08-07
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-1842-12017-08-15
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35332017-03-31
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2017-00562017-03-31

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