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CVE-2016-0728 Detail

Description

The join_session_keyring function in security/keys/process_keys.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 mishandles object references in a certain error case, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (integer overflow and use-after-free) via crafted keyctl commands.


Evaluator Description

CWE-190: Integer Overflow or Wraparound CWE-416: Use After Free

Severity



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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=23567fd052a9abb6d67fe8e7a9ccdd9800a540f2 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176484.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176194.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00026.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00012.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00033.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00034.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00035.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00038.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00039.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00040.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00041.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00043.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00044.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00045.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://perception-point.io/2016/01/14/analysis-and-exploitation-of-a-linux-kernel-vulnerability-cve-2016-0728/ Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0064.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0065.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0068.html Third Party Advisory 
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-03-01.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3448 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.4.1 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/19/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81054 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034701 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2870-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2870-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2871-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2871-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2872-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2872-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2872-3 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2873-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa112 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1297475 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/23567fd052a9abb6d67fe8e7a9ccdd9800a540f2 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05018265 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05130958 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158380 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20160211-0001/ Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39277/ Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0728
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
02/12/2023
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.