CVE-2016-5195

CVE Details

Release Date:2016-10-19

Description


Race condition in mm/gup.c in the Linux kernel 2.x through 4.x before4.8.3 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging incorrect handling of a copy-on-write (COW) feature to write to a read-only memory mapping, as exploited in the wild in October 2016, aka Dirty

See more information about CVE-2016-5195 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


CVSS v2 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:6.9 Base Metrics:AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Access Impact: Medium Integrity Impact: Complete
Authentication: None required Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel)ELSA-2016-21242016-10-28
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel)ELSA-2016-2124-12016-10-28
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2016-36342016-10-22
Oracle Linux version 5 (ocfs2-2.6.18-416.0.0.0.1.el5)ELSA-2016-2124-12016-10-28
Oracle Linux version 5 (ocfs2-2.6.18-416.el5)ELSA-2016-21242016-10-28
Oracle Linux version 5 (oracleasm-2.6.18-416.0.0.0.1.el5)ELSA-2016-2124-12016-10-28
Oracle Linux version 5 (oracleasm-2.6.18-416.el5)ELSA-2016-21242016-10-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.13.3.el6uek)ELSA-2016-36332016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.16.el6uek)ELSA-2016-36322016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel)ELSA-2016-21052016-10-25
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2016-36322016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2016-36332016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2016-36342016-10-22
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.13.3.el7uek)ELSA-2016-36332016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-4.1.12-61.1.16.el7uek)ELSA-2016-36322016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2016-20982016-10-24
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2016-36322016-10-21
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2016-36332016-10-21
Oracle VM version 3.2 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2016-01582016-11-15
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2016-01502016-10-22
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2016-01492016-10-22



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