CVE-2016-6136 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the audit_log_single_execve_arg function in kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to bypass intended character-set restrictions or disrupt system-call auditing by changing a certain string, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=43761473c254b45883a64441dd0bc85a42f3645c Issue Tracking  Patch 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0307.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538835/30/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91558
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=120681 Issue Tracking 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1353533 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-kernel/issues/18 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/43761473c254b45883a64441dd0bc85a42f3645c Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6136
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE