CVE-2014-8171

MEDIUM

Description

The memory resource controller (aka memcg) in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by spawning new processes within a memory-constrained cgroup.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0864.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2152.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2411.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0068.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74293

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1198109

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-02-09

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM