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Cent OS: CVE-2014-5045: CESA-2014:1971 (kernel)

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Cent OS: CVE-2014-5045: CESA-2014:1971 (kernel)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/01/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The mountpoint_last function in fs/namei.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.8 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during attempts to use the umount system call in conjunction with a symlink, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via the umount program.

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-headers
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • centos-upgrade-perf
  • centos-upgrade-python-perf

References

  • 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-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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