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CVE-2014-9683 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the ecryptfs_decode_from_filename function in fs/ecryptfs/crypto.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted filename.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
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=942080643bce061c3dd9d5718d3b745dcb39a8bc
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00004.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1272.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3170
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/17/9
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72643
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031860
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
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2541-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2542-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1193830
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/942080643bce061c3dd9d5718d3b745dcb39a8bc

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.18.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9683
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/23/2016