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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.

Details Source

Mitre

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Public Date

2014-01-29 00:00:00

Impact

Low

Bugzilla

CVE-2014-1874 Kernel: SELinux: local denial-of-service

Bugzilla ID

1 062 356

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

4.40

Base Metrics

AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0439 2014-04-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0771 2014-06-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected