CVE-2014-2568

LOW

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the nfqnl_zcopy function in net/netfilter/nfnetlink_queue_core.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 allows attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the absence of a certain orphaning operation. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the skb_zerocopy function in net/core/skbuff.c before the vulnerability was announced.

References

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/627

http://secunia.com/advisories/59599

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/20/16

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66348

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2240-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1079012

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91922

https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/3/20/421

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-03-24

Updated: 2017-12-29

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.9

Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: LOW