CVE-2015-3288 Detail

Current Description

mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.4 mishandles anonymous pages, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (page tainting) via a crafted application that triggers writing to page zero.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6b7339f4c31ad69c8e9c0b2859276e22cf72176d Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.4 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93591
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1333830 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6b7339f4c31ad69c8e9c0b2859276e22cf72176d Vendor Advisory 
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2015-3288 Third Party Advisory 
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-01-01.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3288
NVD Published Date:
10/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/06/2017
Source:
MITRE