CVE-2017-0404

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2017-01-01
Bugzilla:
1417834: CVE-2017-0404 kernel: Privilege escalation in Android sound subsystem

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel sound subsystem could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of the kernel. This issue is rated as High because it first requires compromising a privileged process. Product: Android. Versions: Kernel-3.10, Kernel-3.18. Android ID: A-32510733.

Find out more about CVE-2017-0404 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, as they did not include support for Android kernel sound subsystem.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 7.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel-rt Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected
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