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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-7910

Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed.
Publish Date : 2016-11-16 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:0892: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170892 unix
RHSA-2017:1298: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171298 unix
RHSA-2017:1308: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20171308 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-2016-7910

# 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-2016-7910

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1308
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1308
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/77da160530dd1dc94f6ae15a981f24e5f0021e84 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1297
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1297
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1298
REDHAT RHSA-2017:1298
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94135
BID 94135 Linux kernel Local Use After Free Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-05-29
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.7.1 CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0892
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0892
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=77da160530dd1dc94f6ae15a981f24e5f0021e84 CONFIRM
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-7910

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


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