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CVE-2014-6417 Detail

Current Description

net/ceph/auth_x.c in Ceph, as used in the Linux kernel before 3.16.3, does not properly consider the possibility of kmalloc failure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long unencrypted auth ticket.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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=c27a3e4d667fdcad3db7b104f75659478e0c68d8 Exploit
http://tracker.ceph.com/issues/8979 Exploit
http://tracker.ceph.com/issues/9560
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.16.3 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/15/7
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=1142072
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c27a3e4d667fdcad3db7b104f75659478e0c68d8 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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-2014-6417
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/24/2014