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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8961

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.
Publish Date : 2016-11-16 Last Update Date : 2017-01-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8961

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2015-8961

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.3.3 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94135
BID 94135 Linux kernel Local Use After Free Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-05-29
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6934da9238da947628be83635e365df41064b09b CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6934da9238da947628be83635e365df41064b09b CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8961

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


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