Race condition in the ion_ioctl function in drivers/staging/android/ion/ion.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by calling ION_IOC_FREE on two CPUs at the same time.
Published 2016-12-08 21:59:02
Updated 2023-01-19 16:04:47
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9120

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.07%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 28 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9120

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9120

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-9120

Products affected by CVE-2016-9120

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