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CVE-2014-9428 Detail

Current Description

The batadv_frag_merge_packets function in net/batman-adv/fragmentation.c in the B.A.T.M.A.N. implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 uses an incorrect length field during a calculation of an amount of memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mesh-node system crash) via fragmented packets.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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://bugs.debian.org/774155
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5b6698b0e4a37053de35cc24ee695b98a7eb712b
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147864.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147973.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/31/7
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg309425.html
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://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5b6698b0e4a37053de35cc24ee695b98a7eb712b
https://lists.open-mesh.org/pipermail/b.a.t.m.a.n/2014-November/012561.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

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9428
NVD Published Date:
01/02/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2015