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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9529

Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key.
Publish Date : 2015-01-09 Last Update Date : 2020-05-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 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 ServiceMemory corruption
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:0864: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150864 unix
RHSA-2015:1137: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151137 unix
RHSA-2015:1139: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151139 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-2014-9529

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 6.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 6.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 6.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 7.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Aus 5
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Eus 8
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server Tus 4
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2014-9529

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1137.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1137
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99641
XF linux-kernel-cve20149529-dos(99641)
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0864.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0864
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1138.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1138
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1179813 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036763
SECTRACK 1036763
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00009.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0714
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71880
BID 71880 Linux Kernel 'keys/gc.c' Local Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2016-09-07
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147973.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0515
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147864.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0517
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:058
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2513-1
UBUNTU USN-2513-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2514-1
UBUNTU USN-2514-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3128
DEBIAN DSA-3128
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1
UBUNTU USN-2515-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1
UBUNTU USN-2516-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1
UBUNTU USN-2517-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1
UBUNTU USN-2518-1
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a3a8784454692dd72e5d5d34dcdab17b4420e74c CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2511-1
UBUNTU USN-2511-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2512-1
UBUNTU USN-2512-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a3a8784454692dd72e5d5d34dcdab17b4420e74c CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/06/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20150106 CVE-2014-9529 - Linux kernel security/keys/gc.c race condition

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9529

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


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