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 code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.65-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.14.7-1fixed
sid4.14.13-1fixed

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

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

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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