Bug 1107966 (CVE-2014-4014) - CVE-2014-4014 Kernel: possible privilege escalation in user namespace
Summary: CVE-2014-4014 Kernel: possible privilege escalation in user namespace
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2014-4014
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1109836 1109837
Blocks: 1107938
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Reported: 2014-06-11 07:15 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-02-10 08:14:08 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2014-06-11 07:15:28 UTC
Linux kernel built with the user namespaces(CONFIG_USER_NS) is vulnerable to a
potential privilege escalation flaw.

An unprivileged user/process could use this flaw to escalate their privileges
on a system.

Upstream fix:
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  -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/23adbe12ef7d3d4195e80800ab36b37bee28cd03

Reference:
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  -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/10/4

Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2014-06-16 12:46:31 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 3 Prasad J Pandit 2014-06-16 12:59:12 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1109836]

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-06-18 22:25:39 UTC
kernel-3.14.8-200.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-06-22 23:55:03 UTC
kernel-3.14.8-100.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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