CVE-2016-6786

NameCVE-2016-6786
Descriptionkernel/events/core.c in the performance subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.0 mismanages locks during certain migrations, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 30955111.
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)
ReferencesDLA-833-1, DSA-3791-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.210-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.146-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye5.8.14-1fixed
sid5.9.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.84-2DLA-833-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.39-1+deb8u1DSA-3791-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.0.2-1

Notes

Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/f63a8daa5812afef4f06c962351687e1ff9ccb2b (v4.0-rc1)

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