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CVE-2014-8709 Detail

Description

The ieee80211_fragment function in net/mac80211/tx.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.5 does not properly maintain a certain tail pointer, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive cleartext information by reading packets.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=338f977f4eb441e69bb9a46eaa0ac715c931a67f Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00000.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0290.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1272.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.13.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/09/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70965
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037968
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98922
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/338f977f4eb441e69bb9a46eaa0ac715c931a67f Exploit
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-03-01.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

11 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8709
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017