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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-5471

Original release date: 08/31/2014
Last revised: 09/02/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack consumption vulnerability in the parse_rock_ridge_inode_internal function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (uncontrolled recursion, and system crash or reboot) via a crafted iso9660 image with a CL entry referring to a directory entry that has a CL entry.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/410dd3cf4c9b36f27ed4542ee18b1af5e68645a4
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=88
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=410dd3cf4c9b36f27ed4542ee18b1af5e68645a4
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1134099
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140827 Re: CVE Request: Linux Kernel unbound recursion in ISOFS

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