CVE-2016-7910

Published on: 11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:07 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Linux Kernel from Linux contain the following vulnerability:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed.

  • CVE-2016-7910 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
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URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2017:1297
block: fix use-after-free in seq file · torvalds/[email protected] · GitHub Exploit
Patch
Vendor Advisory
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/77da160530dd1dc94f6ae15a981f24e5f0021e84
kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git - Linux kernel source tree Exploit
Patch
Vendor Advisory
git.kernel.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=77da160530dd1dc94f6ae15a981f24e5f0021e84
Android Security Bulletin—November 2016 | Android Open Source Project Third Party Advisory
source.android.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2017:0892
Linux kernel Local Use After Free Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94135
Release Notes
www.kernel.org
text/plain
CONFIRM www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.1
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2017:1308
Red Hat Customer Portal access.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo REDHAT RHSA-2017:1298

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
LinuxLinux KernelAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: