Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2014-5207: kernel security update

Back to Search

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2014-5207: kernel security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/18/2014
Created
12/19/2019
Added
12/18/2019
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 does not properly restrict clearing MNT_NODEV, MNT_NOSUID, and MNT_NOEXEC and changing MNT_ATIME_MASK during a remount of a bind mount, which allows local users to gain privileges, interfere with backups and auditing on systems that had atime enabled, or cause a denial of service (excessive filesystem updating) on systems that had atime disabled via a "mount -o remount" command within a user namespace.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-perf
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-python-perf

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;