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CVE-2014-9420 Detail

Current Description

The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 does not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
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=f54e18f1b831c92f6512d2eedb224cd63d607d3d
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147864.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147973.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00035.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1081.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1137.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1138.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/25/4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2490-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2491-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2492-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175235 Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f54e18f1b831c92f6512d2eedb224cd63d607d3d
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-01-01.html

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.18.1


Change History

14 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9420
NVD Published Date:
12/25/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018