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CVE-2014-0196 Detail


The n_tty_write function in drivers/tty/n_tty.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly manage tty driver access in the "LECHO & !OPOST" case, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or gain privileges by triggering a race condition involving read and write operations with long strings.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=875690 Issue Tracking  Permissions Required  Third Party Advisory 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=4291086b1f081b869c6d79e5b7441633dc3ace00 Broken Link 
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0771.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00007.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00012.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=yTSFUBgZ Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0512.html Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/59218 Not Applicable 
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-07-01.html Not Applicable 
http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/15000/300/sol15319.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2926 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2928 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/33516 Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/05/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.osvdb.org/106646 Broken Link 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2196-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2197-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2198-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2199-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2200-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2201-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2202-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2203-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2204-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094232 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4291086b1f081b869c6d79e5b7441633dc3ace00 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

This CVE is in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

Reference CISA's BOD 22-01 and Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog for further guidance and requirements.

Vulnerability Name Date Added Due Date Required Action
Linux Kernel Race Condition Vulnerability 05/12/2023 06/02/2023 The impacted product is end-of-life and should be disconnected if still in use.

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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