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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3917

kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a large value of a syscall number.
Publish Date : 2014-06-05 Last Update Date : 2014-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.3
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-1143 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26754 unix
ELSA-2014-1167 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26523 unix
ELSA-2014-1281 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26905 unix
ELSA-2014-3072 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26806 unix
ELSA-2014-3073 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26189 unix
ELSA-2014-3074 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26538 unix
RHSA-2014:1079: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141079 unix
RHSA-2014:1143: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26632 unix
RHSA-2014:1143: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141143 unix
RHSA-2014:1167: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26778 unix
RHSA-2014:1167: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141167 unix
RHSA-2014:1281: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141281 unix
RHSA-2014:1281: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26762 unix
SUSE-OU-2014:0907-1 -- Optional update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26250 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0910-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26192 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-2014:1105-1 -- Security update for the Linux Kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26799 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1138-1 -- Security update for the Linux Kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26571 unix
USN-2281-1 -- linux-ec2 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25123 unix
USN-2282-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25111 unix
USN-2285-1 -- linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25118 unix
USN-2286-1 -- linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24968 unix
USN-2287-1 -- linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24584 unix
USN-2289-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25243 unix
USN-2313-1 -- linux-lts-trusty vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26185 unix
USN-2314-1 -- linux vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26034 unix
USN-2334-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26732 unix
USN-2335-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26346 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-2014-3917

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Redhat Enterprise Mrg 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 14
Redhat Enterprise Linux 2
Redhat Enterprise Mrg 1

- References For CVE-2014-3917

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1281.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1281
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1143.html
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1143
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1102571 CONFIRM
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1713179
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20140528 [PATCH 1/2] auditsc: audit_krule mask accesses need bounds checking
http://secunia.com/advisories/59777
SECUNIA 59777
http://secunia.com/advisories/60564
SECUNIA 60564
http://secunia.com/advisories/60011
SECUNIA 60011
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/29/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20140529 Re: CVE request: Linux kernel DoS with syscall auditing
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2334-1
UBUNTU USN-2334-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2335-1
UBUNTU USN-2335-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3917

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


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