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CVE-2014-4699 Detail

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.15.4 on Intel processors does not properly restrict use of a non-canonical value for the saved RIP address in the case of a system call that does not use IRET, which allows local users to leverage a race condition and gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (double fault), via a crafted application that makes ptrace and fork system calls.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/09/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4699
Original release date:
07/09/2014
Last revised:
08/01/2014
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b9cd18de4db3c9ffa7e17b0dc0ca99ed5aa4d43a External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b9cd18de4db3c9ffa7e17b0dc0ca99ed5aa4d43a
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0924.html External Source CONFIRM http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0924.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3047.html External Source CONFIRM http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3047.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3048.html External Source CONFIRM http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3048.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/05/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140705 Re: CVE-2014-4699: Linux ptrace bug
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/08/16 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140708 Re: CVE-2014-4699: Linux ptrace bug
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/08/5 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140708 Re: CVE-2014-4699: Linux ptrace bug
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127573/Linux-Kernel-ptrace-sysret-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html External Source MISC http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127573/Linux-Kernel-ptrace-sysret-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2972 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2972
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/34134 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 34134
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.15.4 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.15.4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/04/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140704 CVE-2014-4699: Linux ptrace bug
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2266-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2266-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2267-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2267-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2268-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2268-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2269-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2269-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2270-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2270-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2271-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2271-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2272-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2272-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2273-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2273-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2274-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2274-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115927 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115927
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9cd18de4db3c9ffa7e17b0dc0ca99ed5aa4d43a External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9cd18de4db3c9ffa7e17b0dc0ca99ed5aa4d43a
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.10.47 External Source CONFIRM https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.10.47
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.14.11 External Source CONFIRM https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.14.11
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4.97 External Source CONFIRM https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4.97

Technical Details

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