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CVE-2014-9585 Detail

Description

The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 does not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which makes it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/09/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/luto/linux.git;a=commit;h=bc3b94c31d65e761ddfe150d02932c65971b74e2 Vendor Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tip/tip.git;a=commit;h=fbe1bf140671619508dfa575d74a185ae53c5dbb
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148480.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00035.html
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00015.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1081.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1778.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1787.html
http://v0ids3curity.blogspot.in/2014/12/return-to-vdso-using-elf-auxiliary.html Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3170
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/09/10 Exploit
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/09/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71990
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2513-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2514-1
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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9585
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018