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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9420

The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 does not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image.
Publish Date : 2014-12-26 Last Update Date : 2018-01-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:1081: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151081 unix
RHSA-2015:1137: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151137 unix
RHSA-2015:1139: kernel-rt security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151139 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9420

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2014-9420

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1175235 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147973.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0515
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-01-01.html CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1137.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1137
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2493-1
UBUNTU USN-2493-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2490-1
UBUNTU USN-2490-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2517-1
UBUNTU USN-2517-1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0812
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00009.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0714
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00015.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0736
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147864.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-0517
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2491-1
UBUNTU USN-2491-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0652
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:058
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-01/msg00035.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0178
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2518-1
UBUNTU USN-2518-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2515-1
UBUNTU USN-2515-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/62801
SECUNIA 62801
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2492-1
UBUNTU USN-2492-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2516-1
UBUNTU USN-2516-1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1138.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1138
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f54e18f1b831c92f6512d2eedb224cd63d607d3d CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f54e18f1b831c92f6512d2eedb224cd63d607d3d CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/25/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20141225 Re: CVE Request Linux kernel: fs: isofs: infinite loop in CE records
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1081.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1081

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9420

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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