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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0055

The get_rx_bufs function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the vhost-net subsystem in the Linux kernel package before 2.6.32-431.11.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 does not properly handle vhost_get_vq_desc errors, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2014-03-26 Last Update Date : 2014-07-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.5
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-0328 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27035 unix
ELSA-2014-3014 -- unbreakable enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26883 unix
ELSA-2014-3015 -- unbreakable enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26566 unix
ELSA-2014:0328: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23690 unix
RHSA-2014:0328: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24219 unix
RHSA-2014:0328: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140328 unix
SUSE-OU-2014:0907-1 -- Optional update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26250 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0911-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25414 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0912-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25325 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0910-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26192 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1105-1 -- Security update for the Linux Kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26799 unix
USN-2223-1 -- linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24853 unix
USN-2224-1 -- linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24761 unix
USN-2225-1 -- linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24732 unix
USN-2228-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24889 unix
USN-2235-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24832 unix
USN-2236-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24860 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-0055

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2014-0055

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0339.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0339
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0328.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0328
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66441
BID 66441 Linux Kernel 'get_rx_bufs()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-07-21
http://secunia.com/advisories/59386
SECUNIA 59386
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062577 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0055

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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