CVE-2014-4157

NameCVE-2014-4157
Descriptionarch/mips/include/asm/thread_info.h in the Linux kernel before 3.14.8 on the MIPS platform does not configure _TIF_SECCOMP checks on the fast system-call path, which allows local users to bypass intended PR_SET_SECCOMP restrictions by executing a crafted application without invoking a trace or audit subsystem.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-103-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs751417

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-2fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.13-1fixed
sid4.14.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.14.7-1medium751417
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.60-1medium
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze9mediumDLA-103-1

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (squeeze-lts only covers x86)

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