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SUSE: CVE-2014-9683: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/03/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/07/2020

Description

Off-by-one error in the ecryptfs_decode_from_filename function in fs/ecryptfs/crypto.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted filename.

Solution(s)

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

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