CVE-2017-0427

NameCVE-2017-0427
DescriptionAn elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel file system could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as Critical due to the possibility of a local permanent device compromise, which may require reflashing the operating system to repair the device. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-31495866.
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: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1undetermined
wheezy (security)3.2.88-1undetermined
jessie3.16.43-2undetermined
jessie (security)3.16.39-1+deb8u2undetermined
stretch, sid4.9.25-1undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)undeterminedhigh

Notes

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-02-01.html
Android bulletin lists all recent devices as affected.
No source patch available, so may relate to Apache-licensed sdcardfs.

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