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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-8399

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel networking subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Moderate because it first requires compromising a privileged process and current compiler optimizations restrict access to the vulnerable code. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-31349935.
Publish Date : 2017-01-12 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.6
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 284

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:0817: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20170817 unix
RHSA-2017:2930: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172930 unix
RHSA-2017:2931: kernel-rt security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172931 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-2016-8399

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2016-8399

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2930
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2930
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2931
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2931
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0817.html
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0817
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94708
BID 94708 Google Android CVE-2016-8399 Remote Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-13
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0869
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0869

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-8399

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


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