National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2016-7910 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/16/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=77da160530dd1dc94f6ae15a981f24e5f0021e84 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.1 Release Notes
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94135
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0892
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1297
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1298
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1308
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/77da160530dd1dc94f6ae15a981f24e5f0021e84 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7910
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018