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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-3917

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.
Publish Date : 2014-06-05 Last Update Date : 2014-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2014:1079: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141079 unix
RHSA-2014:1143: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141143 unix
RHSA-2014:1167: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141167 unix
RHSA-2014:1281: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141281 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-2014-3917

# 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 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 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 2
Redhat Enterprise Mrg 1

- References For CVE-2014-3917
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1281
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20140528 [PATCH 1/2] auditsc: audit_krule mask accesses need bounds checking
MLIST [oss-security] 20140529 Re: CVE request: Linux kernel DoS with syscall auditing

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-3917

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

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