CVE-2014-9090

NameCVE-2014-9090
DescriptionThe do_double_fault function in arch/x86/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel through 3.17.4 does not properly handle faults associated with the Stack Segment (SS) segment register, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via a modify_ldt system call, as demonstrated by sigreturn_32 in the linux-clock-tests test suite.
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, DSA-3093-1
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)3.2.93-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.51-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.4-1fixed
sid4.13.4-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt2-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.63-2+deb7u2mediumDSA-3093-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze9mediumDLA-103-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6f442be2fb22be02cafa606f1769fa1e6f894441 (v3.18-rc6)

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