CVE-2016-6480

NameCVE-2016-6480
DescriptionRace 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-609-1, DSA-3659-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster, buster (security)4.19.249-2fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.136-1fixed
bookworm, sid5.19.6-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.81-2DLA-609-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.36-1+deb8u1DSA-3659-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.7.2-1

Notes

Fixed by: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fa00c437eef8dc2e7b25f8cd868cfa405fcc2bb3

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