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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034094
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034094
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7613   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 6 2015
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux kernel. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can invoke an ipc_addid() call to trigger an IPC object state race condition and gain root privileges on the target system.

Dmitry Vyukov reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9a532277938

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 20 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Nov 20 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Dec 10 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1.
Dec 16 2015 (CentOS Issues Fix) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
CentOS has issued a fix for CentOS 6.
Dec 16 2015 (Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Linux 6.
Dec 16 2015 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Jan 5 2016 (Google Issues Fix for Google Android) Linux Kernel ipc_addid() Race Condition Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Google has issued a fix for Google Android.



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