CVE-2014-2851

MEDIUM

Description

Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/59386

http://secunia.com/advisories/59599

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2926

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/04/11/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66779

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030769

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086730

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=b04c46190219a4f845e46a459e3102137b7f6cac

https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/4/10/736

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-04-14

Updated: 2017-01-07

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM