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CVE-2014-9731 Detail

Current Description

The UDF filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 does not ensure that space is available for storing a symlink target's name along with a trailing \0 character, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via a crafted filesystem image, related to fs/udf/symlink.c and fs/udf/unicode.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0e5cc9a40ada6046e6bc3bdfcd0c0d7e4b706b14
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00023.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00049.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00021.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.2 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/03/4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75001
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1228220
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0e5cc9a40ada6046e6bc3bdfcd0c0d7e4b706b14
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-07-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel
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Up to (including)
3.18.1


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9731
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2015
NVD Last Modified:
07/12/2017