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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-4652

Race condition in the tlv handler functionality in the snd_ctl_elem_user_tlv function in sound/core/control.c in the ALSA control implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.15.2 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging /dev/snd/controlCX access.
Publish Date : 2014-07-03 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-1971 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28418 unix
ELSA-2014-3103 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28305 unix
ELSA-2014-3104 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28482 unix
ELSA-2014-3105 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27668 unix
RHSA-2014:1971 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28399 unix
RHSA-2014:1971: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141971 unix
RHSA-2015:1272: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151272 unix
SUSE-OU-2014:0907-1 -- Optional update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26250 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0910-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26192 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0911-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25414 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0912-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25325 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1105-1 -- Security update for the Linux Kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26799 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1138-1 -- Security update for the Linux Kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26571 unix
USN-2332-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26751 unix
USN-2333-1 -- linux-ec2 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26081 unix
USN-2334-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26732 unix
USN-2335-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26346 unix
USN-2336-1 -- linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26633 unix
USN-2337-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26591 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-2014-4652

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1

- References For CVE-2014-4652 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140626 Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel ALSA core control API vulnerabilities CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1083
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1272
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0812
SECUNIA 59777 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=07f4d9d74a04aa7c72c5dae0ef97565f28f17b92 CONFIRM
XF linux-kernel-cve20144652-info-disc(94412)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4652

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

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