CVE-2014-9940

NameCVE-2014-9940
DescriptionThe regulator_ena_gpio_free function in drivers/regulator/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted application.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3945-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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+deb8u2vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u3fixed
stretch4.9.30-2+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u3fixed
buster4.12.12-2fixed
sid4.12.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.0.2-1low
linuxsourcejessie3.16.43-2+deb8u3highDSA-3945-1
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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