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1102571: CVE-2014-3917 kernel: DoS with syscall auditing
An out-of-bounds memory access flaw was found in the Linux kernel's system call auditing implementation. On a system with existing audit rules defined, a local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel memory to user space or, potentially, crash the system.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3917 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0913 2014-07-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1167 2014-09-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1143 2014-09-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1281 2014-09-22
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