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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6136

Race condition in the audit_log_single_execve_arg function in kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to bypass intended character-set restrictions or disrupt system-call auditing by changing a certain string, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.
Publish Date : 2016-08-06 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:2574: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162574 unix
RHSA-2016:2584: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20162584 unix
RHSA-2017:0307: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170307 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-2016-6136

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-6136

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/43761473c254b45883a64441dd0bc85a42f3645c CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91558
BID 91558 Linux Kernel CVE-2016-6136 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2017-03-02
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=120681 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1353533 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=43761473c254b45883a64441dd0bc85a42f3645c CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2574
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2584
https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-kernel/issues/18 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538835/30/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20160704 [CVE-2016-6136] Double-Fetch Vulnerability in Linux-4.6/kernel/auditsc.c
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0307.html
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0307

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6136

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


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