CVE-2020-14314

CVE Details

Release Date:2020-09-15

Description


A memory out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the Linux kernel before 5.9-rc2 with the ext3/ext4 file system, in the way it accesses a directory with broken indexing. This flaw allows a local user to crash the system if the directory exists. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

See more information about CVE-2020-14314 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


CVSS v3.0 metrics


NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.5 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: Low User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58812020-10-09
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.50.1.el6uek)ELSA-2020-58792020-10-09
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58662020-10-06
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58792020-10-09
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58812020-10-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.50.1.el7uek)ELSA-2020-58792020-10-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel)ELSA-2020-54372020-12-16
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58662020-10-06
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58792020-10-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58842020-10-12
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58852020-10-12
Oracle Linux version 8 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2020-58842020-10-12
Oracle VM version 3.4 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2020-00442020-10-09



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