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CVE-2014-3631 Detail

Current Description

The assoc_array_gc function in the associative-array implementation in lib/assoc_array.c in the Linux kernel before 3.16.3 does not properly implement garbage collection, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via multiple "keyctl newring" operations followed by a "keyctl timeout" operation.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=95389b08d93d5c06ec63ab49bd732b0069b7c35e Exploit
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36268
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.16.3 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70095
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2378-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2379-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1140325
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/95389b08d93d5c06ec63ab49bd732b0069b7c35e Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

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:3.16.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.16.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3631
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/17/2015