CVE-2014-9940

HIGH

Description

The regulator_ena_gpio_free function in drivers/regulator/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted application.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=60a2362f769cf549dc466134efe71c8bf9fbaaba

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3945

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98195

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/60a2362f769cf549dc466134efe71c8bf9fbaaba

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-05-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-02

Updated: 2017-11-04

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH