CVE-2014-4699

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Description

The Linux kernel before 3.15.4 on Intel processors does not properly restrict use of a non-canonical value for the saved RIP address in the case of a system call that does not use IRET, which allows local users to leverage a race condition and gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (double fault), via a crafted application that makes ptrace and fork system calls.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b9cd18de4db3c9ffa7e17b0dc0ca99ed5aa4d43a

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0924.html

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3047.html

http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3048.html

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/05/4

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/08/16

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/08/5

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127573/Linux-Kernel-ptrace-sysret-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/59633

http://secunia.com/advisories/59639

http://secunia.com/advisories/59654

http://secunia.com/advisories/60220

http://secunia.com/advisories/60380

http://secunia.com/advisories/60393

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2972

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/34134

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.15.4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/04/4

http://www.osvdb.org/108754

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2266-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2267-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2268-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2269-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2270-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2271-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2272-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2273-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2274-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115927

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9cd18de4db3c9ffa7e17b0dc0ca99ed5aa4d43a

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.10.47

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.14.11

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4.97

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-07-09

Updated: 2020-08-14

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (37 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124977EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1524)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124805EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1481)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
99163OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
83640SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:1138-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
83633SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:1105-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
81800Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2015-0290)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
79111RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0925)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
79037RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0949)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
77355Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3070)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
77177openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0985-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
77074Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2014:155)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
76988openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2014:0957-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
76906RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0923)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
76851Fedora 19 : kernel-3.14.13-100.fc19 (2014-8487)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
76838CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2014:0924)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
76837CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2014:0923)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
76783Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20140723)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
76781Oracle Linux 7 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3049)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
76750RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2014:0924)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
76747Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2014-0924)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
76746Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2014-0923)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
76696RHEL 6 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2014:0913)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
76603Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3048)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
76602Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3047)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
76601Oracle Linux 6 : unbreakable enterprise kernel (ELSA-2014-3046)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
76557SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 9488 / 9491 / 9493)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
76468Fedora 20 : kernel-3.15.4-200.fc20 (2014-8171)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
76387Debian DSA-2972-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
76386Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-2274-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76385Ubuntu 13.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-2273-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76384Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerability (USN-2272-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76383Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-saucy vulnerability (USN-2271-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76382Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-raring vulnerability (USN-2270-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76381Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-2269-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76380Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-2268-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76379Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerability (USN-2267-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
76378Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-2266-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium