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CVE-2015-8967 Detail

Current Description

arch/arm64/kernel/sys.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0 allows local users to bypass the "strict page permissions" protection mechanism and modify the system-call table, and consequently gain privileges, by leveraging write access.

Source:  MITRE
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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:N/UI:R/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=c623b33b4e9599c6ac5076f7db7369eb9869aa04 Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94680
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c623b33b4e9599c6ac5076f7db7369eb9869aa04 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.19.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8967
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/09/2016