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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-4508

arch/x86/kernel/entry_32.S in the Linux kernel through 3.15.1 on 32-bit x86 platforms, when syscall auditing is enabled and the sep CPU feature flag is set, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via an invalid syscall number, as demonstrated by number 1000.
Publish Date : 2014-06-23 Last Update Date : 2018-12-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.7
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 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 Service
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
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
SUSE-SU-2014:1319-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28126 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1316-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27719 unix
USN-2332-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26751 unix
USN-2333-1 -- linux-ec2 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26081 unix
USN-2334-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26732 unix
USN-2336-1 -- linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26633 unix
USN-2337-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26591 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-2014-4508

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2014-4508

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/1726110
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20140616 Re: 3.15: kernel BUG at kernel/auditsc.c:1525!
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.61 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/20/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20140620 Re: CVE request: Another Linux syscall auditing bug
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2334-1
UBUNTU USN-2334-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-10/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1316
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/20/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20140619 CVE request: Another Linux syscall auditing bug
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68126
BID 68126 Linux Kernel Unspecified Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-01-21
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00025.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0566
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-10/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1319

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4508

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


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