CVE-2014-1444 Detail

Current Description

The fst_get_iface function in drivers/net/wan/farsync.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an SIOCWANDEV ioctl call.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=96b340406724d87e4621284ebac5e059d67b2194
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.11.7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/15/3 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/64952
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2128-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2129-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1053610
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90443
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/96b340406724d87e4621284ebac5e059d67b2194 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1444
NVD Published Date:
01/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017
Source:
MITRE