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CVE-2014-2851

Published: 14 April 2014

Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter.

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's ping sockets. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15~rc2)