Off-by-one error in the ecryptfs_decode_from_filename function in fs/ecryptfs/crypto.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted filename.
Published 2015-03-03 11:59:02
Updated 2016-12-24 02:59:04
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-9683

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-9683

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.6
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
3.9
4.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-9683

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2014-9683

Products affected by CVE-2014-9683

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