CVE-2016-6787

NameCVE-2016-6787
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 31095224.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-833-1, DSA-3791-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)bullseye (security), bullseye5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
sid, trixie6.9.8-1fixed

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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