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CVE-2016-1237 Detail

Current Description

nfsd in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 allows local users to bypass intended file-permission restrictions by setting a POSIX ACL, related to nfs2acl.c, nfs3acl.c, and nfs4acl.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=999653786df6954a31044528ac3f7a5dadca08f4 Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/25/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91456
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3053-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3070-4
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1350845
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/999653786df6954a31044528ac3f7a5dadca08f4 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control 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)
4.6.3


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1237
NVD Published Date:
06/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016