CVE-2015-8966

HIGH

Description

arch/arm/kernel/sys_oabi-compat.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted (1) F_OFD_GETLK, (2) F_OFD_SETLK, or (3) F_OFD_SETLKW command in an fcntl64 system call.

References

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94673

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=76cc404bfdc0d419c720de4daaf2584542734f42

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/76cc404bfdc0d419c720de4daaf2584542734f42

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-08

Updated: 2016-12-10

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH