Bug 1228229 (CVE-2014-9728, CVE-2014-9729, CVE-2014-9730) - CVE-2014-9728 CVE-2014-9729 CVE-2014-9730 Kernel: fs: udf: heap overflow in __udf_adinicb_readpage
Summary: CVE-2014-9728 CVE-2014-9729 CVE-2014-9730 Kernel: fs: udf: heap overflow in _...
Alias: CVE-2014-9728, CVE-2014-9729, CVE-2014-9730
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: 1211911
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-06-04 12:43 UTC by Prasad Pandit
Modified: 2023-05-12 18:26 UTC (History)
26 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
A symlink size validation was missing in Linux kernels built with UDF file system (CONFIG_UDF_FS) support, allowing the corruption of kernel memory. An attacker able to mount a corrupted/malicious UDF file system image could cause the kernel to crash.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2021-10-21 00:45:54 UTC

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Description Prasad Pandit 2015-06-04 12:43:12 UTC
Linux kernel built with the UDF file system(CONFIG_UDF_FS) support is
vulnerable to a crash. It could occur while reading from a corrupted/malicious
udf file system image.

An unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the kernel resulting in DoS.

Upstream fixes:
   -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/e159332b9af4b04d882dbcfe1bb0117f0a6d4b58
   -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/e237ec37ec154564f8690c5bd1795339955eeef9
   -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/a1d47b262952a45aae62bd49cfaf33dd76c11a2c

   -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/03/14

Comment 1 Prasad Pandit 2015-06-05 06:22:28 UTC

This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 2 Prasad Pandit 2015-06-05 06:23:18 UTC
This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

Comment 3 Prasad Pandit 2015-06-05 06:23:53 UTC

Red Hat would like to thank Carl H Lunde for reporting this issue

Comment 5 Wade Mealing 2015-07-16 01:17:23 UTC

The UDF filesystem is enabled via loading the UDF kernel module.  The kernel module can be prevented from loading via blacklisting see https://access.redhat.com/solutions/41278 for more information.

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