CVE-2016-7911 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call.


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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:N/UI:R/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=8ba8682107ee2ca3347354e018865d8e1967c5f4 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.6 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94135
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8ba8682107ee2ca3347354e018865d8e1967c5f4 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  
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-2016-7911
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016
Source:
Android (associated with Google Inc. or Open Handset Alliance)