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Bug 505696 (CVE-2014-0038) - Kernel: arbitrary write with CONFIG_X86_X32 (CVE-2014-0038)
Summary: Kernel: arbitrary write with CONFIG_X86_X32 (CVE-2014-0038)
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: CVE-2014-0038
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Security
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Reported: 2014-03-25 13:23 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2016-12-07 04:26 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-03-25 13:23:32 UTC
CVE-2014-0038 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0038):

The compat_sys_recvmmsg function in net/compat.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.2, when CONFIG_X86_X32 is 
enabled, allows local users to gain privileges via a recvmmsg system call with a crafted timeout pointer 
parameter.
Comment 1 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-08-10 22:05:26 UTC
CVE-2014-0038 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-0038):
  The compat_sys_recvmmsg function in net/compat.c in the Linux kernel before
  3.13.2, when CONFIG_X86_X32 is enabled, allows local users to gain
  privileges via a recvmmsg system call with a crafted timeout pointer
  parameter.