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CVE-2015-7872 Detail

Description

The key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via crafted keyctl commands.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/16/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ce1fad2740c648a4340f6f6c391a8a83769d2e8c
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f05819df10d7b09f6d1eb6f8534a8f68e5a4fe61 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00017.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00034.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00038.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145975164525836&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2636.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0185.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0212.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0224.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3396
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/20/6
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/77544
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034472
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2823-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2824-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2826-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2829-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2829-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2840-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2840-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1272172
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1272371
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ce1fad2740c648a4340f6f6c391a8a83769d2e8c Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f05819df10d7b09f6d1eb6f8534a8f68e5a4fe61
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05068676
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7872
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/19/2017