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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-5472

The parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry.
Publish Date : 2014-09-01 Last Update Date : 2017-09-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-1997 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28612 unix
ELSA-2014-3106 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27915 unix
ELSA-2014-3107 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28492 unix
ELSA-2014-3108 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28647 unix
RHSA-2014:1997 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27703 unix
RHSA-2014:1997: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141997 unix
RHSA-2015:0102: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150102 unix
RHSA-2015:0803 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29248 unix
RHSA-2015:0803: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150803 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-2354-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25927 unix
USN-2355-1 -- linux-ec2 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26618 unix
USN-2356-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26779 unix
USN-2357-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26623 unix
USN-2358-1 -- linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26630 unix
USN-2359-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26736 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-2014-5472

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.16.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2014-5472
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1318
BID 69428 Linux Kernel 'ISOFS' Deadlock Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-02-04
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0803
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0812
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0782
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1316
SUSE SUSE-SU-2014:1319
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0695
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0566
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0481
UBUNTU USN-2359-1;a=commit;h=410dd3cf4c9b36f27ed4542ee18b1af5e68645a4 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0102
MLIST [oss-security] 20140827 Re: CVE Request: Linux Kernel unbound recursion in ISOFS CONFIRM
XF linux-kernel-cve20145472-dos(95556)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-5472

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

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