CVE-2014-0205

NameCVE-2014-0205
DescriptionThe futex_wait function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during requeue operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers a zero count.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.149-2fixed
bookworm6.0.8-1fixed
sid6.0.10-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)2.6.37
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-28
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.37-1

Notes

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7ada876a8703f23befbb20a7465a702ee39b1704 (v2.6.37)
https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/16/99
Introduced in f801073f87aa2 (around 2.6.31) according to SuSE Bugzilla

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