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SUSE: CVE-2014-1738: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/11/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
12/17/2020

Description

The raw_cmd_copyout function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly restrict access to certain pointers during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs

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