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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9428

The batadv_frag_merge_packets function in net/batman-adv/fragmentation.c in the B.A.T.M.A.N. implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 uses an incorrect length field during a calculation of an amount of memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mesh-node system crash) via fragmented packets.
Publish Date : 2015-01-02 Last Update Date : 2015-04-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9428

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.18.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2014-9428

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1
UBUNTU USN-2515-1
http://bugs.debian.org/774155 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5b6698b0e4a37053de35cc24ee695b98a7eb712b CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147864.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0517
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147973.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0515
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg309425.html
MLIST [netdev] 20141220 Stable fixes for batman-adv
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/31/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20141231 Re: CVE Request: Linux: Remote crash via batman-adv module - Linux kernel
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1
UBUNTU USN-2518-1
https://lists.open-mesh.org/pipermail/b.a.t.m.a.n/2014-November/012561.html
MLIST [b.a.t.m.a.n] 20141118 kernel BUG at net/core/skbuff.c:100
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1
UBUNTU USN-2517-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1
UBUNTU USN-2516-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5b6698b0e4a37053de35cc24ee695b98a7eb712b CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9428

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


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