The rds_iw_laddr_check function in net/rds/iw.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports.
Published 2014-04-01 06:35:54
Updated 2020-08-28 14:37:09
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-2678

0.19%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 57 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-2678

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.7
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.4
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-2678

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-2678

Products affected by CVE-2014-2678

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