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.
Published 2016-02-08 03:59:11
Updated 2023-02-12 23:15:55
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-0728

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-0728

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

References for CVE-2016-0728

Products affected by CVE-2016-0728

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