CVE-2014-2678

MEDIUM

Description

The rds_iw_laddr_check function in net/rds/iw.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports.

References

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0926-1.html

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0926.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-April/131276.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/59386

http://secunia.com/advisories/60130

http://secunia.com/advisories/60471

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/31/10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66543

https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/3/29/188

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-04-01

Updated: 2017-01-07

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM