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CVE-2016-9604

Description

It was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.11-rc8 that root can gain direct access to an internal keyring, such as \'.dns_resolver\' in RHEL-7 or \'.builtin_trusted_keys\' upstream, by joining it as its session keyring. This allows root to bypass module signature verification by adding a new public key of its own devising to the keyring.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 4.4
Component: linux
Publish Date: Jun 21, 2018
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: MEDIUM
Modified Date: Jun 21, 2018

Find out more about CVE-2016-9604 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


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 LIN8-9346
8.0.0.28 --
Wind River Linux 9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Fixed -- 7.0.0.30 --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 22 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux 6 Fixed -- 6.0.0.38 --
Wind River Linux LTS 23 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Helix Virtualization Platform Cert Edition
Helix Virtualization Platform Cert Edition Not Vulnerable -- -- --
eLxr
eLxr 12 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads

Notes
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