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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3153

The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification.
Publish Date : 2014-06-07 Last Update Date : 2014-07-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2949-1 linux - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24779 unix
DSA-2950-1 openssl - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24711 unix
RHSA-2014:0771: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24924 unix
RHSA-2014:0771: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140771 unix
RHSA-2014:0786: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140786 unix
USN-2233-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24852 unix
USN-2234-1 -- linux-ec2 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24568 unix
USN-2235-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24832 unix
USN-2236-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24860 unix
USN-2237-1 -- linux-lts-quantal vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24473 unix
USN-2238-1 -- linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24633 unix
USN-2239-1 -- linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24658 unix
USN-2240-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24753 unix
USN-2241-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24844 unix
USN-2260-1 -- linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25161 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-3153

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Redhat Enterprise Mrg 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 14
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Redhat Enterprise Mrg 1

- References For CVE-2014-3153 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140605 Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153) CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140606 Re: Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153)
BID 67906 Linux Kernel CVE-2014-3153 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-06-09
MLIST [oss-security] 20140605 Linux kernel futex local privilege escalation (CVE-2014-3153) CONFIRM;a=commit;h=e9c243a5a6de0be8e584c604d353412584b592f8 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3153

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

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