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F5 Networks: K15680 (CVE-2014-0205): Linux kernel vulnerabilities CVE-2014-3917, CVE-2014-0205 and CVE-2014-4667

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F5 Networks: K15680 (CVE-2014-0205): Linux kernel vulnerabilities CVE-2014-3917, CVE-2014-0205 and CVE-2014-4667

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
09/28/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
02/16/2017

Description

The futex_wait function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during requeue operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers a zero count.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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