CVE Details

Release Date:2016-10-12


drivers/vfio/pci/vfio_pci.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 allowslocal users to bypass integer overflow checks, and cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact, by leveraging access to a vfio PCI device file for a VFIO_DEVICE_SET_IRQS ioctl call, aka a state

See more information about CVE-2016-9083 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: 7.2 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.27.el6uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.27.el7uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-03862017-03-02
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2017-0386-12017-03-03
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2017-35142017-02-06
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2017-00392017-02-08

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