Rule Category

OS-LINUX -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Linux-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)

Alert Message

OS-LINUX Linux Kernel USBIP out of bounds write attempt

Rule Explanation

The usbip_recv_xbuff function in drivers/usb/usbip/usbip_common.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value in a USB/IP packet. Impact: CVSS base score 9.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2016-3955
The usbip_recv_xbuff function in drivers/usb/usbip/usbip_common.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value in a USB/IP packet.
Details
Severity Base Score9.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access