CVE-2014-1738

NameCVE-2014-1738
DescriptionThe raw_cmd_copyout function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.3 does not properly restrict access to certain pointers during processing of an FDRAWCMD ioctl call, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory 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 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)3.2.82-1fixed
jessie3.16.36-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.36-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch4.8.7-1fixed
sid4.8.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.4-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-3+deb7u1mediumDSA-2926-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze6mediumDSA-2928-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2145e15e0557a01b9195d1c7199a1b92cb9be81f

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