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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-10044

The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.7 does not properly restrict execute access, which makes it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call.
Publish Date : 2017-02-07 Last Update Date : 2017-07-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privilegesBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-10044

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Google Android 7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Android 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-10044

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/22f6b4d34fcf039c63a94e7670e0da24f8575a5a CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.7 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037798
SECTRACK 1037798
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96122
BID 96122 Google Nexus Kernel File System CVE-2016-10044 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-02-11
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=22f6b4d34fcf039c63a94e7670e0da24f8575a5a CONFIRM
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-02-01.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-10044

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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