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CVE-2016-0728

Description

A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel\'s key management subsystem handled keyring object reference counting in certain error path of the join_session_keyring() function. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on the system.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Jan 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jan 27, 2016

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Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Fixed LIN8-2545
8.0.0.2 --
Wind River Linux 9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- 7.0.0.13 --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

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Notes
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