CVE-2014-2673 Detail

Current Description

The arch_dup_task_struct function in the Transactional Memory (TM) implementation in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 on the powerpc platform does not properly interact with the clone and fork system calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Program Check and system crash) via certain instructions that are executed with the processor in the Transactional state.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=621b5060e823301d0cba4cb52a7ee3491922d291 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.13.7 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/30/5 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66477 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92113 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/621b5060e823301d0cba4cb52a7ee3491922d291 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.12.15 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2673
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/27/2020
Source:
MITRE