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Cent OS: CVE-2014-4699: CESA-2014:0924 (kernel)

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Cent OS: CVE-2014-4699: CESA-2014:0924 (kernel)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/09/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.15.4 on Intel processors does not properly restrict use of a non-canonical value for the saved RIP address in the case of a system call that does not use IRET, which allows local users to leverage a race condition and gain privileges, or cause a denial of service (double fault), via a crafted application that makes ptrace and fork system calls.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • centos-upgrade-perf
  • centos-upgrade-python-perf

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