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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-3153

Original release date: 06/07/2014
Last revised: 07/17/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140605 Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3039.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140605 Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59262
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59092
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59599
External Source: BID
Name: 67906
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3037.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e9c243a5a6de0be8e584c604d353412584b592f8
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59386
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140606 Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3038.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0878
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1103626
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e9c243a5a6de0be8e584c604d353412584b592f8
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59029
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0771.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 58500
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 58990
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59309
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 59153

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)