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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2889

Original release date: 04/26/2014
Last revised: 04/28/2014


Off-by-one error in the bpf_jit_compile function in arch/x86/net/bpf_jit_comp.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1.8, when BPF JIT is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a long jump after a conditional jump.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a03ffcf873fe0f2565386ca8ef832144c42e67fa
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1.8
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a03ffcf873fe0f2565386ca8ef832144c42e67fa
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140418 Re: CVE request Linux kernel: arch: x86: net: bpf_jit: an off-by-one bug in x86_64 cond jump target

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.7 and previous versions
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.68
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.67
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.66
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.65
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.63
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.62
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.61
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.60
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.59
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.58
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.57
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.56
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.55
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.54
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.53
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.52
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.51
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.50
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.49
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.48
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.47
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.46
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.45
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.44
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.43
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.42
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.41
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.40
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.39
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.38
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.37
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.36
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.35
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.34
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.33
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.32
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.31
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.30
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1

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