CVE-2016-6787

NVD - CVE-2016-6787

CVE-2016-6787 Detail

Current Description

kernel/events/core.c in the performance subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.0 mismanages locks during certain migrations, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 31095224.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f63a8daa5812afef4f06c962351687e1ff9ccb2b Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3791
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94679
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1403842 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f63a8daa5812afef4f06c962351687e1ff9ccb2b Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6787
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017
Source:
MITRE