CVE-2014-3917

Published: 05 June 2014

kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a large value of a syscall number.

From the Ubuntu security team

An flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's audit subsystem when auditing certain syscalls. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS).

Priority

High

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.16~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by a3c54931199565930d6d84f4c3456f6440aefd41
linux-armadaxp
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This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
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linux-ec2
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linux-flo
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linux-fsl-imx51
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linux-gke
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linux-goldfish
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linux-grouper
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linux-hwe
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linux-hwe-edge
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linux-linaro-omap
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linux-lts-utopic
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linux-lts-vivid
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linux-lts-wily
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linux-maguro
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linux-mako
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