CVE-2014-1737

NameCVE-2014-1737
DescriptionThe raw_cmd_copyin function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly handle error conditions during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to trigger kfree operations and gain privileges by leveraging write access to a /dev/fd device.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2926-1, DSA-2928-1
NVD severityhigh (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)3.2.81-2fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.16.36-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.6.4-1fixed
sid4.7.4-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.4-1high
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-3+deb7u1highDSA-2926-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)high
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze6highDSA-2928-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ef87dbe7614341c2e7bfe8d32fcb7028cc97442c

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