CVE-2016-6136

Published: 06 August 2016

Race condition in the audit_log_single_execve_arg function in kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7 allows local users to bypass intended character-set restrictions or disrupt system-call auditing by changing a certain string, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

From the Ubuntu security team

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the audit subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to corrupt audit logs or disrupt system-call auditing.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 4.7

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by 43761473c254b45883a64441dd0bc85a42f3645c
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8~rc1)