Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2015-7837 First vendor Publication 2017-09-19
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-10-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Overall CVSS Score 5.5
Base Score 5.5 Environmental Score 5.5
impact SubScore 3.6 Temporal Score 5.5
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
 
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact None
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The Linux kernel, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, kernel-rt, and Enterprise MRG 2 and when booted with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, allows local users to bypass intended securelevel/secureboot restrictions by leveraging improper handling of secure_boot flag across kexec reboot.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-7837

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-254 Security Features

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Os 3
Os 1
Os 2
Os 1
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-08-29 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-3405-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-29 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-3405-2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-09-23 Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0100.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-29 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-3596.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-02-04 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2015-2411.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-22 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20151119_kernel_on_SL7_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-02 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2015-2152.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-30 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-2152.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-20 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2015-2152.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77097
CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1272472
https://github.com/mjg59/linux/commit/4b2b64d5a6ebc84214755ebccd599baef7c1b798
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/15/6
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2152.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2411.html

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 00:47:18
  • Multiple Updates
2017-10-05 21:23:52
  • Multiple Updates
2017-09-21 09:25:24
  • Multiple Updates
2017-09-20 00:25:44
  • First insertion