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SUSE: CVE-2014-5045: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/01/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/09/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

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)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump

References

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump

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