Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-2117: kernel security update

Back to Search

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-2117: kernel security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
01/18/2018

Description

The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp1-upgrade-python-perf

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;