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CVE-2016-6187 Detail

Current Description

The apparmor_setprocattr function in security/apparmor/lsm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.5 does not validate the buffer size, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an AppArmor setprocattr hook.

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=30a46a4647fd1df9cf52e43bf467f0d9265096ca Issue Tracking Patch
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=146793642811929&w=2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.5 Release Notes
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/09/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91696
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1354383 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30a46a4647fd1df9cf52e43bf467f0d9265096ca Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  
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)
4.6.4


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6187
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016