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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-1420

Race condition in the handle_to_path function in fs/fhandle.c in the Linux kernel through 3.19.1 allows local users to bypass intended size restrictions and trigger read operations on additional memory locations by changing the handle_bytes value of a file handle during the execution of this function.
Publish Date : 2015-03-16 Last Update Date : 2016-12-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 362

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-1420

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2015-1420

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2660-1
UBUNTU USN-2660-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72357
BID 72357 Linux Kernel 'fs/fhandle.c' Local Race Condition Vulnerability Release Date:2015-08-19
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00021.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1611
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1382
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2665-1
UBUNTU USN-2665-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2667-1
UBUNTU USN-2667-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2661-1
UBUNTU USN-2661-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00018.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1592
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=142247707318982&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20150128 [PATCH v2] vfs: read file_handle only once in handle_to_path
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00023.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1224
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1478
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3170
DEBIAN DSA-3170
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1187534 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/29/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20150129 CVE-2015-1420 - Linux kernel fs/fhandle.c race condition

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-1420

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


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