Bug 1426132 (CVE-2016-8405) - CVE-2016-8405 kernel: Copying color maps to userspace vulnerable to heap-buffer overflow
Summary: CVE-2016-8405 kernel: Copying color maps to userspace vulnerable to heap-buff...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-8405
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1426135
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-02-23 09:28 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:49 UTC (History)
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An information disclosure vulnerability in Linux kernel could enable a local malicious application to access data outside of its permission levels. To exploit the flaw it is first required to compromise a privileged process.
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Last Closed: 2017-03-08 15:32:46 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-02-23 09:28:28 UTC
An information disclosure vulnerability in kernel components including the ION subsystem, Binder, USB driver and networking subsystem could enable a local malicious application to access data outside of its permission levels.

Upstream patch:

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2dc705a9930b4806250fbf5a76e55266e59389f2

References:

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html

https://marc.info/?i=20170105224249.GA50925%40beast

Comment 1 Justin M. Forbes 2017-02-23 14:29:19 UTC
For Fedora releases, this was fixed with the 4.9.7 stable kernel update.

Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2017-03-08 15:32:46 UTC
Statement:

This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and MRG-2. This has been rated as having Low security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.


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