Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

USN-2314-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Back to Search

USN-2314-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/05/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/18/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

kernel/auditsc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled with certain syscall rules, allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a large value of a syscall number.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-33-powerpc64-smp

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

;