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CVE-2014-3185 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the command_port_read_callback function in drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Whiteheat USB Serial Driver in the Linux kernel before 3.16.2 allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) via a crafted device that provides a large amount of (1) EHCI or (2) XHCI data associated with a bulk response.

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=6817ae225cd650fb1c3295d769298c38b1eba818 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1318.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0284.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.16.2 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/11/21
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69781
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2374-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2375-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2376-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2377-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2378-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2379-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1141400 Patch
https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=98 Patch
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6817ae225cd650fb1c3295d769298c38b1eba818 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.16.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.16.1


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3185
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2014
NVD Last Modified:
05/11/2015