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CVE-2014-0205 Detail

Current Description

The futex_wait function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during requeue operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers a zero count.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7ada876a8703f23befbb20a7465a702ee39b1704 Exploit
http://mirror.linux.org.au/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.37 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1365.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1763.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1094455
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7ada876a8703f23befbb20a7465a702ee39b1704 Exploit

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.36.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0205
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2014
NVD Last Modified:
11/18/2014