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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2016-9777 125 DoS +Priv 2016-12-28 2016-12-30
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
KVM in the Linux kernel before 4.8.12, when I/O APIC is enabled, does not properly restrict the VCPU index, which allows guest OS users to gain host OS privileges or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access and host OS crash) via a crafted interrupt request, related to arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.c and arch/x86/kvm/ioapic.h.
2 CVE-2016-9120 416 DoS +Priv 2016-12-08 2016-12-09
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the ion_ioctl function in drivers/staging/android/ion/ion.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by calling ION_IOC_FREE on two CPUs at the same time.
3 CVE-2016-8655 416 DoS +Priv 2016-12-08 2017-07-17
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to change a socket version, related to the packet_set_ring and packet_setsockopt functions.
4 CVE-2016-8632 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-11-27 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.11 does not validate the relationship between the minimum fragment length and the maximum packet size, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
5 CVE-2016-7913 416 DoS +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The xc2028_set_config function in drivers/media/tuners/tuner-xc2028.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via vectors involving omission of the firmware name from a certain data structure.
6 CVE-2016-7912 416 +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
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.
7 CVE-2016-7911 416 DoS +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the get_task_ioprio function in block/ioprio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted ioprio_get system call.
8 CVE-2016-7910 416 +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
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.
9 CVE-2016-7425 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-10-16 2017-01-06
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The arcmsr_iop_message_xfer function in drivers/scsi/arcmsr/arcmsr_hba.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 does not restrict a certain length field, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via an ARCMSR_MESSAGE_WRITE_WQBUFFER control code.
10 CVE-2016-7097 285 +Priv 2016-10-16 2017-07-10
3.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial None
The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.8.2 preserves the setgid bit during a setxattr call, which allows local users to gain group privileges by leveraging the existence of a setgid program with restrictions on execute permissions.
11 CVE-2016-6787 264 +Priv 2016-12-28 2017-11-03
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
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.
12 CVE-2016-6786 264 +Priv 2016-12-28 2017-11-03
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
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 30955111.
13 CVE-2016-6516 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
4.4
None Local Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
Race condition in the ioctl_file_dedupe_range function in fs/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly gain privileges by changing a certain count value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
14 CVE-2016-6187 119 Overflow +Priv 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The apparmor_setprocattr function in security/apparmor/lsm.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.5 does not validate the buffer size, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an AppArmor setprocattr hook.
15 CVE-2016-5195 362 +Priv 2016-11-10 2017-11-09
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in mm/gup.c in the Linux kernel 2.x through 4.x before 4.8.3 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 COW."
16 CVE-2016-4997 264 DoS +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-07-03 2017-09-02
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The compat IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE and IP6T_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementations in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that triggers an unintended decrement.
17 CVE-2016-4557 DoS +Priv 2016-05-23 2017-09-02
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The replace_map_fd_with_map_ptr function in kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not properly maintain an fd data structure, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via crafted BPF instructions that reference an incorrect file descriptor.
18 CVE-2016-3841 416 DoS +Priv 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The IPv6 stack in the Linux kernel before 4.3.3 mishandles options data, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via a crafted sendmsg system call.
19 CVE-2016-3135 189 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-04-27 2017-09-07
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Integer overflow in the xt_alloc_table_info function in net/netfilter/x_tables.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 on 32-bit platforms allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via an IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt call.
20 CVE-2016-3134 119 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-04-27 2017-08-12
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not validate certain offset fields, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via an IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt call.
21 CVE-2016-2854 264 +Priv 2016-05-02 2017-03-14
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
The aufs module for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x does not properly maintain POSIX ACL xattr data, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a group-writable setgid directory.
22 CVE-2016-2853 284 +Priv 2016-05-02 2017-03-14
4.4
None Local Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
The aufs module for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x does not properly restrict the mount namespace, which allows local users to gain privileges by mounting an aufs filesystem on top of a FUSE filesystem, and then executing a crafted setuid program.
23 CVE-2016-2069 362 +Priv 2016-04-27 2016-12-02
4.4
None Local Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
Race condition in arch/x86/mm/tlb.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering access to a paging structure by a different CPU.
24 CVE-2016-2068 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-07-10 2016-07-11
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The MSM QDSP6 audio driver (aka sound driver) for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (integer overflow, and buffer overflow or buffer over-read) via a crafted application that performs a (1) AUDIO_EFFECTS_WRITE or (2) AUDIO_EFFECTS_READ operation, aka Qualcomm internal bug CR1006609.
25 CVE-2016-2067 264 +Priv 2016-07-10 2016-07-11
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
drivers/gpu/msm/kgsl.c in the MSM graphics driver (aka GPU driver) for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, mishandles the KGSL_MEMFLAGS_GPUREADONLY flag, which allows attackers to gain privileges by leveraging accidental read-write mappings, aka Qualcomm internal bug CR988993.
26 CVE-2016-2066 119 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-06-12 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Integer signedness error in the MSM QDSP6 audio driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted application that makes an ioctl call.
27 CVE-2016-2061 264 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-06-12 2016-06-14
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Integer signedness error in the MSM V4L2 video driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (array overflow and memory corruption) via a crafted application that triggers an msm_isp_axi_create_stream call.
28 CVE-2016-2059 362 DoS +Priv 2016-05-05 2016-11-30
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The msm_ipc_router_bind_control_port function in net/ipc_router/ipc_router_core.c in the IPC router kernel module for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, does not verify that a port is a client port, which allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (race condition and list corruption) by making many BIND_CONTROL_PORT ioctl calls.
29 CVE-2016-1583 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-06-27 2017-08-12
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The ecryptfs_privileged_open function in fs/ecryptfs/kthread.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (stack memory consumption) via vectors involving crafted mmap calls for /proc pathnames, leading to recursive pagefault handling.
30 CVE-2016-1576 264 +Priv 2016-05-02 2016-05-06
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The overlayfs implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not properly restrict the mount namespace, which allows local users to gain privileges by mounting an overlayfs filesystem on top of a FUSE filesystem, and then executing a crafted setuid program.
31 CVE-2016-1575 264 +Priv 2016-05-02 2017-05-08
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The overlayfs implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not properly maintain POSIX ACL xattr data, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a group-writable setgid directory.
32 CVE-2016-0774 20 DoS +Priv 2016-04-27 2016-12-02
5.6
None Local Low Not required Partial None Complete
The (1) pipe_read and (2) pipe_write implementations in fs/pipe.c in a certain Linux kernel backport in the linux package before 3.2.73-2+deb7u3 on Debian wheezy and the kernel package before 3.10.0-229.26.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.1 do not properly consider the side effects of failed __copy_to_user_inatomic and __copy_from_user_inatomic calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application, aka an "I/O vector array overrun." NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2015-1805.
33 CVE-2016-0758 Overflow +Priv 2016-06-27 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Integer overflow in lib/asn1_decoder.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges via crafted ASN.1 data.
34 CVE-2016-0728 DoS Overflow +Priv 2016-02-07 2017-11-09
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The join_session_keyring function in security/keys/process_keys.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 mishandles object references in a certain error case, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (integer overflow and use-after-free) via crafted keyctl commands.
35 CVE-2015-8967 264 +Priv Bypass 2016-12-08 2016-12-09
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
arch/arm64/kernel/sys.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0 allows local users to bypass the "strict page permissions" protection mechanism and modify the system-call table, and consequently gain privileges, by leveraging write access.
36 CVE-2015-8966 264 +Priv 2016-12-08 2016-12-09
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
arch/arm/kernel/sys_oabi-compat.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted (1) F_OFD_GETLK, (2) F_OFD_SETLK, or (3) F_OFD_SETLKW command in an fcntl64 system call.
37 CVE-2015-8963 416 DoS +Priv 2016-11-16 2016-11-28
7.6
None Remote High Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation.
38 CVE-2015-8962 415 DoS +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-11-16 2017-01-17
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Double free vulnerability in the sg_common_write function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by detaching a device during an SG_IO ioctl call.
39 CVE-2015-8961 416 DoS +Priv 2016-11-16 2017-01-17
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The __ext4_journal_stop function in fs/ext4/ext4_jbd2.c in the Linux kernel before 4.3.3 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging improper access to a certain error field.
40 CVE-2015-8955 264 DoS +Priv 2016-10-10 2016-11-28
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1 on arm64 platforms allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via vectors involving events that are mishandled during a span of multiple HW PMUs.
41 CVE-2015-8709 264 +Priv 2016-02-07 2017-11-03
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
** DISPUTED ** kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel through 4.4.1 mishandles uid and gid mappings, which allows local users to gain privileges by establishing a user namespace, waiting for a root process to enter that namespace with an unsafe uid or gid, and then using the ptrace system call. NOTE: the vendor states "there is no kernel bug here."
42 CVE-2015-8539 264 DoS +Priv 2016-02-07 2016-12-05
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (BUG) via crafted keyctl commands that negatively instantiate a key, related to security/keys/encrypted-keys/encrypted.c, security/keys/trusted.c, and security/keys/user_defined.c.
43 CVE-2015-3288 20 DoS +Priv 2016-10-16 2017-01-06
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.4 mishandles anonymous pages, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (page tainting) via a crafted application that triggers writing to page zero.
44 CVE-2015-2686 264 +Priv 2016-05-02 2016-06-27
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
net/socket.c in the Linux kernel 3.19 before 3.19.3 does not validate certain range data for (1) sendto and (2) recvfrom system calls, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a subsystem that uses the copy_from_iter function in the iov_iter interface, as demonstrated by the Bluetooth subsystem.
45 CVE-2015-0571 284 +Priv 2016-05-09 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The WLAN (aka Wi-Fi) driver for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, does not verify authorization for private SET IOCTL calls, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application, related to wlan_hdd_hostapd.c and wlan_hdd_wext.c.
46 CVE-2015-0570 264 Overflow +Priv 2016-05-09 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Stack-based buffer overflow in the SET_WPS_IE IOCTL implementation in wlan_hdd_hostapd.c in the WLAN (aka Wi-Fi) driver for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application that uses a long WPS IE element.
47 CVE-2015-0569 119 Overflow +Priv 2016-05-09 2017-09-09
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Heap-based buffer overflow in the private wireless extensions IOCTL implementation in wlan_hdd_wext.c in the WLAN (aka Wi-Fi) driver for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted application that establishes a packet filter.
48 CVE-2015-0568 416 DoS +Priv Mem. Corr. 2016-08-07 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Use-after-free vulnerability in the msm_set_crop function in drivers/media/video/msm/msm_camera.c in the MSM-Camera driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an application that makes a crafted ioctl call.
49 CVE-2014-9888 264 +Priv 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
arch/arm/mm/dma-mapping.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13 on ARM platforms, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not prevent executable DMA mappings, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28803642 and Qualcomm internal bug CR642735.
50 CVE-2014-9870 264 +Priv 2016-08-06 2016-11-28
9.3
None Remote Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Linux kernel before 3.11 on ARM platforms, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not properly consider user-space access to the TPIDRURW register, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28749743 and Qualcomm internal bug CR561044.
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