CVE-2014-4943 Detail

Current Description

The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through 3.15.6 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=3cf521f7dc87c031617fd47e4b7aa2593c2f3daf Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0924.html Third Party Advisory 
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3047.html Third Party Advisory 
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3048.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-10/msg00006.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-10/msg00007.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/17/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1025.html Third Party Advisory 
http://secunia.com/advisories/59790 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2992 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36267 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030610 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1119458 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94665 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3cf521f7dc87c031617fd47e4b7aa2593c2f3daf Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4943
NVD Published Date:
07/19/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
MITRE