CVE-2014-1453

NameCVE-2014-1453
DescriptionThe NFS server (nfsserver) in FreeBSD 8.3 through 10.0 does not acquire locks in the proper order when converting a directory file handle to a vnode, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via vectors involving a thread that uses the correct locking order.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2952-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs743984

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kfreebsd-10 (PTS)jessie10.1~svn274115-4fixed
sid, stretch10.3~svn300087-3fixed
kfreebsd-8 (PTS)wheezy8.3-6+deb7u1vulnerable
kfreebsd-9 (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)9.0-10+deb70.10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kfreebsd-10source(unstable)10.0-4medium
kfreebsd-8source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
kfreebsd-8sourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
kfreebsd-9source(unstable)(unfixed)medium743984
kfreebsd-9sourcewheezy9.0-10+deb70.7mediumDSA-2952-1

Notes

[wheezy] - kfreebsd-8 <no-dsa> (Non standard kernel, will be fixed in a point update)
[squeeze] - kfreebsd-8 <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)
kfreebsd-8 might be affected but NFS implementation isn't the one used there by default

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