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CVE-2014-8172 Detail

Current Description

The filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.13 performs certain operations on lists of files with an inappropriate locking approach, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (soft lockup or system crash) via unspecified use of Asynchronous I/O (AIO) operations.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=eee5cc2702929fd41cce28058dc6d6717f723f87
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0290.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0694.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/03/09/3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1198503
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/eee5cc2702929fd41cce28058dc6d6717f723f87

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-17 DEPRECATED: Code NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.12.17


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8172
NVD Published Date:
03/16/2015
NVD Last Modified:
03/23/2015