CVE-2016-10044

HIGH

Description

The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.7 does not properly restrict execute access, which makes it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=22f6b4d34fcf039c63a94e7670e0da24f8575a5a

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-02-01.html

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.7

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96122

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037798

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/22f6b4d34fcf039c63a94e7670e0da24f8575a5a

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-07

Updated: 2017-07-25

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