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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2016-10044

CVE-2016-10044 The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in

  • CVE ID: CVE-2016-10044
  • Vendors: Linux, Google
  • Date: February 07, 2017
  • Severity: High
  • Impact score: 10.00
  • Exploit score: 3.90

The aio_mount function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.7 does not properly restrict execute access, which makes it easier for local users to bypass intended SELinux W^X policy restrictions, and consequently gain privileges, via an io_setup system call.

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