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Bug 505676 (CVE-2014-1874)

Summary: Kernel: SELinux local DoS (CVE-2014-1874)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: KernelAssignee: Gentoo Kernel Security <security-kernel>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal CC: gentoo, kernel
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-03-25 12:05:06 UTC
CVE-2014-1874 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-1874):

The security_context_to_sid_core function in security/selinux/ss/services.c in the Linux kernel before 
3.13.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the CAP_MAC_ADMIN 
capability to set a zero-length security context.
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-08-10 21:59:43 UTC
CVE-2014-1874 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-1874):
  The security_context_to_sid_core function in security/selinux/ss/services.c
  in the Linux kernel before 3.13.4 allows local users to cause a denial of
  service (system crash) by leveraging the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability to set a
  zero-length security context.