Bug 1615658 (CVE-2018-9465) - CVE-2018-9465 kernel: Use-after-free in drivers/android/binder.c
Summary: CVE-2018-9465 kernel: Use-after-free in drivers/android/binder.c
Alias: CVE-2018-9465
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20180805,repor...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
Blocks: 1615662
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-08-14 01:29 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2018-08-24 10:33 UTC (History)
37 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2018-08-24 10:33:30 UTC

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Description Sam Fowler 2018-08-14 01:29:39 UTC
The Linux kernel is vulnerable to a use-after-free in drivers/android/binder.c. An attacker with local access could potentially exploit this to execute code.

Upstream Patch:


Comment 1 Wade Mealing 2018-08-16 05:13:53 UTC
This flaw requires building with CONFIG_ANDROID_BINDER_IPC, which Red Hat and Fedora do not build.

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