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CVE-2016-7912 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the ffs_user_copy_worker function in drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 allows local users to gain privileges by accessing an I/O data structure after a certain callback call.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=38740a5b87d53ceb89eb2c970150f6e94e00373a 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-4.5.3 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94197
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/38740a5b87d53ceb89eb2c970150f6e94e00373a Issue Tracking Patch Third Party 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)
4.5.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7912
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016