CVE-2014-4654

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-06-18
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1113445: CVE-2014-4654 CVE-2014-4655 Kernel: ALSA: control: use-after-free in replacing user controls
A use-after-free flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) implementation handled user controls. A local, privileged user could use this flaw to crash the system.

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Statement

This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may address this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.8
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1392 2014-10-13
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:1083 2014-08-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1971 2014-12-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix
Last Modified