CVE-2015-9004

HIGH

Description

kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 mishandles counter grouping, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, related to the perf_pmu_register and perf_event_open functions.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=c3c87e770458aa004bd7ed3f29945ff436fd6511

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98166

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c3c87e770458aa004bd7ed3f29945ff436fd6511

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-05-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-02

Updated: 2017-05-12

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH