CVE-2014-0077

MEDIUM

Description

drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.10, when mergeable buffers are disabled, does not properly validate packet lengths, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges on the host OS via crafted packets, related to the handle_rx and get_rx_bufs functions.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d8316f3991d207fe32881a9ac20241be8fa2bad0

http://secunia.com/advisories/59386

http://secunia.com/advisories/59599

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.13.10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66678

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1064440

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d8316f3991d207fe32881a9ac20241be8fa2bad0

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-04-14

Updated: 2017-01-07

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: (AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:C)

Impact Score: 8.5

Exploitability Score: 2.5

Severity: MEDIUM