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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-6416

Buffer overflow in net/ceph/auth_x.c in Ceph, as used in the Linux kernel before 3.16.3, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long unencrypted auth ticket.
Publish Date : 2014-09-28 Last Update Date : 2015-04-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 ServiceOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-2376-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26488 unix
USN-2377-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26882 unix
USN-2378-1 -- linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27066 unix
USN-2379-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26982 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-2014-6416

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.16.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.16.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 3

- References For CVE-2014-6416

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2376-1
UBUNTU USN-2376-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2379-1
UBUNTU USN-2379-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2377-1
UBUNTU USN-2377-1
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c27a3e4d667fdcad3db7b104f75659478e0c68d8 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/15/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20140915 Re: CVE Request: libceph auth token overflow / Linux kernel
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1142060 CONFIRM
http://tracker.ceph.com/issues/8979 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c27a3e4d667fdcad3db7b104f75659478e0c68d8 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.16.3 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2378-1
UBUNTU USN-2378-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69805
BID 69805 Linux Kernel 'ceph/auth_x.c' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2015-01-20

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-6416

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


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