Bug 1439768 (CVE-2016-10318) - CVE-2016-10318 kernel: User can assign an encryption policy to a directory owned by a different user
Summary: CVE-2016-10318 kernel: User can assign an encryption policy to a directory ow...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2016-10318
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 1439769
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Reported: 2017-04-06 13:39 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-11 11:13 UTC (History)
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A missing authorization check in the fscrypt_process_policy function in fs/crypto/policy.c in the ext4 and f2fs filesystem encryption support in the Linux kernel allows a user to assign an encryption policy to a directory owned by a different user, potentially creating a denial of service.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:10:02 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-04-06 13:39:59 UTC
A missing authorization check in the fscrypt_process_policy function in fs/crypto/policy.c in the ext4 and f2fs filesystem encryption support in the Linux kernel allows a user to assign an encryption policy to a directory owned by a different user, potentially creating a denial of service.

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/163ae1c6ad6299b19e22b4a35d5ab24a89791a98

Comment 2 Wade Mealing 2017-05-29 04:54:02 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7, MRG and realtime kernels.


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