CVE Details

Release Date:2014-03-07


A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel performed forking inside of a transaction. A local, unprivileged user on a PowerPC system that supports transactional memory could use this flaw to crash the system.

See more information about CVE-2014-2673 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.9 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2014-10232014-08-06

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