CVE-2014-8559 Detail

Current Description

The d_walk function in fs/dcache.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 does not properly maintain the semantics of rename_lock, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) via a crafted application.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00035.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/msg00020.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00009.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00015.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1976.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1978.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3170 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/30/7 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70854 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034051 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2492-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2493-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1159313 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=946e51f2bf37f1656916eb75bd0742ba33983c28 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ca5358ef75fc69fee5322a38a340f5739d997c10 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/25/171 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/25/179 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/25/180 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/26/101 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/26/116 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/26/128 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/10/26/129 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K05211147 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8559
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2020
Source:
MITRE