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LIN5-19851 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2014-7825

Created: Dec 1, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Dec 30, 2014
Found In Version: 5.0.1.20
Fix Version: 5.0.1.23
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.2 does not properly handle private syscall numbers during use of the perf subsystem, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and OOPS) or bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted application.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-7825

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