The futex_wait function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during requeue operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers a zero count.
Published 2014-09-28 19:55:06
Updated 2023-02-13 00:37:23
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2014-0205

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2014-0205
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2014-0205 25,411
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-0205

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 44 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-0205

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.4
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-0205

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