CVE-2014-9529

HIGH

Description

Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a3a8784454692dd72e5d5d34dcdab17b4420e74c

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147864.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147973.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00009.html

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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1137.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1138.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3128

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/06/10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71880

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2511-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2512-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2513-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2514-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179813

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99641

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a3a8784454692dd72e5d5d34dcdab17b4420e74c

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-09

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH