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CVE-2015-7613 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the IPC object implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an ipc_addid call that leads to uid and gid comparisons against uninitialized data, related to msg.c, shm.c, and util.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b9a532277938798b53178d5a66af6e2915cb27cf
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00027.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00028.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00029.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00030.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00032.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2636.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3372
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/01/8 Exploit
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76977
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034094
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034592
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2761-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2762-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2763-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2764-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2765-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2792-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1268270
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9a532277938798b53178d5a66af6e2915cb27cf
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10146

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.2.3


Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7613
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016