CVE Database

CVE-2014-2678

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-03-29
Bugzilla: 1083274: CVE-2014-2678 kernel: net: rds: dereference of a NULL device in rds_iw_laddr_check()

Details

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the rds_iw_laddr_check() function in the Linux kernel's implementation of Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS). A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system.

Find out more about CVE-2014-2678 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0557 May 27, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4) (kernel) RHSA-2014:1101 August 27, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0926 July 23, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0981 July 29, 2014

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