CVE-2015-4176

NameCVE-2015-4176
Descriptionfs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.2 does not properly support mount connectivity, which allows local users to read arbitrary files by leveraging user-namespace root access for deletion of a file or directory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid4.14.13-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Introducing commit was applied to 4.0.2 but e0c9c0afd2fc958ffa34b697972721d81df8a56f as well backported into 4.0.2)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced and fixed in 4.1-rc1 upstream)
Introduced by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ce07d891a0891d3c0d0c2d73d577490486b809e1 (v4.1-rc1)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e0c9c0afd2fc958ffa34b697972721d81df8a56f (v4.1-rc1)

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