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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-5472

Original release date: 08/31/2014
Last revised: 05/11/2015


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 (unkillable mount process) via a crafted iso9660 image with a self-referential CL entry.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
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: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1318
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2015:0481
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:1319
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/410dd3cf4c9b36f27ed4542ee18b1af5e68645a4
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0102
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0695
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: MISC
Name: https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=88
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140827 Re: CVE Request: Linux Kernel unbound recursion in ISOFS
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0803
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2015:0566
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2358-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1134099
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2355-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2354-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2359-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2357-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2356-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2015:0782
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2015:0812
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:1316

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