CVE-2014-9322 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 3.17.5 does not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an IRET instruction that leads to access to a GS Base address from the wrong space.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6f442be2fb22be02cafa606f1769fa1e6f894441 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor 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/msg00015.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722450701342&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722544401658&w=2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1998.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2008.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2028.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2031.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0009.html Third Party Advisory 
http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-04-02.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/36266 Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/15/6 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2491-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-170 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1172806 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6f442be2fb22be02cafa606f1769fa1e6f894441 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://help.joyent.com/entries/98788667-Security-Advisory-ZDI-CAN-3263-ZDI-CAN-3284-and-ZDI-CAN-3364-Vulnerabilities Permissions Required  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.17.5 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor 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-2014-9322
NVD Published Date:
12/17/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
MITRE