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1049703: CVE-2014-0004 udisks and udisks2: stack-based buffer overflow when handling long path names

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in udisks before 1.0.5 and 2.x before 2.1.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long mount point.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0004 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (udisks) RHSA-2014:0293 2014-03-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 udisks2 Not affected


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

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