CVE-2016-10044

NameCVE-2016-10044
DescriptionThe aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.7 does not properly restrict execute access, which makes it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.86-1vulnerable
jessie3.16.39-1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.39-1+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch, sid4.9.18-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.7.8-1high

Notes

[jessie] - linux <no-dsa> (Will be fixed in point release)
[wheezy] - linux <no-dsa> (Changes required are too invasive)

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