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
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2018-9465
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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Blocks: 1615662
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-08-14 01:29 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-06-08 23:06 UTC (History)
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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:

https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/851194/

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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