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CVE-2016-0821

CVE information

Published

6 years ago

Last Modified

6 months ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The LIST_POISON feature in include/linux/poison.h in the Linux kernel before 4.3, as used in Android 6.0.1 before 2016-03-01, does not properly consider the relationship to the mmap_min_addr value, which makes it easier for attackers to bypass a poison-pointer protection mechanism by triggering the use of an uninitialized list entry, aka Android internal bug 26186802, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-3636..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
2.1/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
Partial

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5.5/10
Exploit Score
1.8/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
Low
Impact Score
3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- 4.3
cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -