Bug 1417833 (CVE-2017-0403)

Summary: CVE-2017-0403 kernel: Privilege escalation in Android performance subsystem
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: agordeev, aquini, bhu, dhoward, esammons, fhrbata, gansalmon, iboverma, ichavero, itamar, jforbes, jkacur, jkastner, jonathan, jross, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, labbott, lgoncalv, lwang, madhu.chinakonda, matt, mchehab, mcressma, mguzik, nmurray, pholasek, plougher, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, williams, yozone
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-01-31 08:48:36 UTC
An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel performance subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel.

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-01-31 08:52:19 UTC

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as they did not include support for Android kernel performance subsystem.