CVE-2014-9644 Detail

Current Description

The Crypto API in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 allows local users to load arbitrary kernel modules via a bind system call for an AF_ALG socket with a parenthesized module template expression in the salg_name field, as demonstrated by the vfat(aes) expression, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-7421.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4943ba16bbc2db05115707b3ff7b4874e9e3c560 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0068.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3170 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.5 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:057 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/24/4 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72320 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2513-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2514-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2543-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2544-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2545-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2546-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1190546 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4943ba16bbc2db05115707b3ff7b4874e9e3c560 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://plus.google.com/+MathiasKrause/posts/PqFCo4bfrWu Permissions Required 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9644
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2015
NVD Last Modified:
05/21/2020
Source:
MITRE