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Bug 512946 (CVE-2014-3917)

Summary: Kernel: DoS with syscall auditing (CVE-2014-3917)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: KernelAssignee: Gentoo Kernel Security <security-kernel>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal CC: kernel
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-06-11 08:09:42 UTC
CVE-2014-3917 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=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
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-08-10 21:52:23 UTC
CVE-2014-3917 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=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.
Comment 2 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2022-03-25 22:12:02 UTC
Fix in 3.16, a3c54931199565930d6d84f4c3456f6440aefd41