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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6187

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.
Publish Date : 2016-08-06 Last Update Date : 2016-11-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6187

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 4.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2016-6187

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91696
BID 91696 Linux Kernel CVE-2016-6187 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-08
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1354383 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/09/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20160709 Re: CVE request: apparmor: oops in apparmor_setprocattr()
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.6.5 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=146793642811929&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20160708 [GIT PULL] Fix for AppArmor oops in apparmor_setprocattr()
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=30a46a4647fd1df9cf52e43bf467f0d9265096ca CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/30a46a4647fd1df9cf52e43bf467f0d9265096ca CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6187

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


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