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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-0728

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.
Publish Date : 2016-02-07 Last Update Date : 2017-11-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:0064: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160064 unix
RHSA-2016:0065: kernel-rt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160065 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-0728

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Google Android 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Google Android 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Google Android 4.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Google Android 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Google Android 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Google Android 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Google Android 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Google Android 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Google Android 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Google Android 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Google Android 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Google Android 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Google Android 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Google Android 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Google Android 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Google Android 4.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Google Android 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Google Android 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Google Android 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Google Android 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Google Android 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Google Android 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Google Android 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Google Android 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application HP Server Migration Pack 7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Android 24
HP Server Migration Pack 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-0728
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-b59fd603be
SECTRACK 1034701
MLIST [oss-security] 20160119 Linux kernel: use after free in keyring facility. CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0065
BID 81054 Linux Kernel CVE-2016-0728 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2016-02-23
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0068
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0064
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0757
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0756
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0755
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0753
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0750
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0341
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0745
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0746
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0751
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0752
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-5d43766e33

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-0728

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