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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9322 (1 public exploit)

arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 3.17.5 does not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an IRET instruction that leads to access to a GS Base address from the wrong space.
Publish Date : 2014-12-17 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 269

- 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-2014-2008 -- kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28387 unix
ELSA-2014-2008-1 -- kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28616 unix
ELSA-2014-2010 -- kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28310 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-2014:2008 -- kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28453 unix
RHSA-2014:2008: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20142008 unix
RHSA-2014:2010 -- kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28630 unix
RHSA-2014:2010: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20142010 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-2014-9322

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Google Android 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Google Android 6.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Evergreen 11.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Google Android 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Evergreen 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1

- References For CVE-2014-9322
REDHAT RHSA-2014:2028
REDHAT RHSA-2014:2031
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0009
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0812
OSVDB 115919
EXPLOIT-DB 36266 Linux Kernel IRET Instruction #SS Fault Handling - Crash PoC Author:Emeric Nasi Release Date:2015-03-04 (lin_amd64) dos
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0566;a=commit;h=6f442be2fb22be02cafa606f1769fa1e6f894441 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20141215 Linux kernel: multiple x86_64 vulnerabilities CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:2008
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1998

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9322

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

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