CVE-2016-6187

HIGH
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Description

The apparmor_setprocattr function in security/apparmor/lsm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.5 does not validate the buffer size, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an AppArmor setprocattr hook.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=30a46a4647fd1df9cf52e43bf467f0d9265096ca

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=146793642811929&w=2

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.5

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/09/2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91696

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1354383

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30a46a4647fd1df9cf52e43bf467f0d9265096ca

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-08-06

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.6.4 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (1 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124978EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1525)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high