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HistoryNov 16, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

CVE-2016-7916

2016-11-1600:00:00
ubuntu.com
ubuntu.com
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4.7 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

31.6%

Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux
kernel before 4.5.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from
kernel memory by reading a /proc/*/environ file during a process-setup time
interval in which environment-variable copying is incomplete.

Notes

Author Note
jdstrand android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support

4.7 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

31.6%