Bug 1757356 (CVE-2016-10905)

Summary: CVE-2016-10905 kernel: use-after-free in fs/gfs2/rgrp.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: msiddiqu
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: acaringi, airlied, bdettelb, bhu, blc, brdeoliv, bskeggs, dhoward, dominik.mierzejewski, dvlasenk, esammons, fhrbata, hdegoede, hkrzesin, iboverma, ichavero, itamar, jarodwilson, jeremy, jforbes, jglisse, jlelli, john.j5live, jonathan, josef, jross, jschorr, jshortt, jstancek, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, labbott, lgoncalv, linville, masami256, matt, mchehab, mcressma, mjg59, mlangsdo, nmurray, plougher, rpeterso, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, steved, williams, wmealing
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A flaw was found in the resource group management of the GFS2 filesystem. A local attacker can use this flaw to cause a use-after-free error, which can be used to crash the system, corrupt memory, or escalate privileges.
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Description msiddiqu 2019-10-01 10:26:01 UTC
A flaw was found in the GFS2 filesystems resource group lock management.  A local attacker who is able to trigger actions on the gfs2 filesystem can possibly cause a use-after-free in which could possibly be abused by an attacker to crash the system, corrupt memory or escalate privileges on the system.

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Comment 6 Wade Mealing 2020-02-17 03:53:36 UTC

At this time there is no known mitigation for this flaw, but systems with updated kernels are not affected.

Comment 7 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-02-17 08:09:36 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):