CVE-2016-7912

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

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 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 ffs_user_copy_worker function in drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.3 allows local users to gain privileges by accessing an I/O data structure after a certain callback call.

  • CVE-2016-7912 has been assigned by URL Logo [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
kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git - Linux kernel source tree Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
git.kernel.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=38740a5b87d53ceb89eb2c970150f6e94e00373a
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
usb: gadget: f_fs: Fix use-after-free · torvalds/[email protected] · GitHub Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
github.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/38740a5b87d53ceb89eb2c970150f6e94e00373a
Release Notes
Vendor Advisory
www.kernel.org
text/plain
URL Logo CONFIRM www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.5.3
Linux kernel 'usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c' Use After Free Local Denial of Service Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94197

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

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