CVE-2014-9584

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-07
Bugzilla:
1180119: CVE-2014-9584 kernel: isofs: unchecked printing of ER records
An information leak flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's ISO9660 file system implementation accessed data on an ISO9660 image with RockRidge Extension Reference (ER) records. An attacker with physical access to the system could use this flaw to disclose up to 255 bytes of kernel memory.

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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 the respective releases may address this issue.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2015:0864 2015-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel) RHSA-2015:1137 2015-06-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt) RHSA-2015:1139 2015-06-23
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2015:1138 2015-06-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 kernel Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Carl Henrik Lunde for reporting this issue.
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