VDB-95106 · CVE-2016-8106 · BID 95333

Intel Ethernet Controller X710/Ethernet Controller XL710 X710/XL710 input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Intel Ethernet Controller X710 and Ethernet Controller XL710 up to 5.04. Affected is an unknown code of the file X710/XL710. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The bug was discovered 01/09/2017. The weakness was released 01/09/2017 (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-8106 since 09/09/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 96709 (FreeBSD : Intel(R) NVMUpdate -- Intel(R) Ethernet Controller X710/XL710 NVM Security Vulnerability (a4b7def1-e165-11e6-9d84-90e2ba9881c8)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 5.05 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (96709). Further details are available at seclists.org.





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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 96709
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : Intel(R) NVMUpdate -- Intel(R) Ethernet Controller X710/XL710 NVM Security Vulnerability (a4b7def1-e165-11e6-9d84-90e2ba9881c8)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Ethernet Controller X710/Ethernet Controller XL710 5.05


09/09/2016 🔍
01/09/2017 +122 days 🔍
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10/28/2022 +2103 days 🔍


Vendor: intel.com

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-8106 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1037562
SecurityFocus: 95333 - Multiple Intel Ethernet Controller CVE-2016-8106 Denial of Service Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-8106 - Intel - X710.XL710 - Denial of Service Issue

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Created: 01/10/2017 11:30 AM
Updated: 10/28/2022 08:20 AM
Changes: 01/10/2017 11:30 AM (70), 08/04/2020 10:54 AM (7), 10/28/2022 08:20 AM (4)
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