CVE-2016-8733

2016-12-14T17:59:00
ID CVE-2016-8733
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2016-12-22T16:44:00

Description

An exploitable integer overflow exists in the Joyent SmartOS 20161110T013148Z Hyprlofs file system. The vulnerability is present in the Ioctl system call with the command HYPRLOFS_ADD_ENTRIES when dealing with native file systems. An attacker can craft an input that can cause a kernel panic and potentially be leveraged into a full privilege escalation vulnerability. This vulnerability is distinct from CVE-2016-9031.