CVE-2014-3534

NameCVE-2014-3534
Descriptionarch/s390/kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel before 3.15.8 on the s390 platform does not properly restrict address-space control operations in PTRACE_POKEUSR_AREA requests, which allows local users to obtain read and write access to kernel memory locations, and consequently gain privileges, via a crafted application that makes a ptrace system call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2992-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs728705

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.81-1fixed
jessie3.16.7-ckt25-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt25-2+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid4.6.4-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.13-2high728705
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.60-1+deb7u3highDSA-2992-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code was introduced later)

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