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SUSE: CVE-2014-5207: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/02/2021

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)

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

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