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CVE-2016-10044 Detail

Current Description

The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.7 does not properly restrict execute access, which makes it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call.

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: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=22f6b4d34fcf039c63a94e7670e0da24f8575a5a Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-02-01.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.7 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96122
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037798
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/22f6b4d34fcf039c63a94e7670e0da24f8575a5a 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:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.7.6

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:google:android:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.1.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10044
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/24/2017