CVE-2014-1874

NameCVE-2014-1874
DescriptionThe security_context_to_sid_core function in security/selinux/ss/services.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging the CAP_MAC_ADMIN capability to set a zero-length security context.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2906-1
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)3.2.73-2+deb7u3fixed
jessie3.16.7-ckt25-1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch, sid4.5.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.13.4-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-1medium
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze5mediumDSA-2906-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2172fa709ab32ca60e86179dc67d0857be8e2c98, first included in v3.14-rc2

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