CVE-2014-9731

NameCVE-2014-9731
DescriptionThe UDF filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.18.2 does not ensure that space is available for storing a symlink target's name along with a trailing \0 character, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via a crafted filesystem image, related to fs/udf/symlink.c and fs/udf/unicode.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-246-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)3.16.84-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.320-2fixed
stretch (lts), stretch4.9.320-3fixed
buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.216-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.7.12-1fixed
sid6.8.9-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.68-1
linuxsource(unstable)3.16.7-ckt4-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze12DLA-246-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

Upstream fix: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=0e5cc9a40ada6046e6bc3bdfcd0c0d7e4b706b14 (v3.19-rc3)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/03/4

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