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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Linux Kernel (Operating System) (the affected version unknown). This affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The weakness was presented 11/07/2014 by Rabin Vincent as Bug 1161565 as confirmed bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2014-7825 since 10/03/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81873 (Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3015)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 157062 (Oracle Enterprise Linux Security Update for Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3013)).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 70972), X-Force (98557), Vulnerability Center (SBV-47905) and Tenable (81873). See 68132, 68209 and 74424 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.4

VulDB Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Temp Score: 5.4
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 81873
Nessus Name: Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2015-3015)
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OpenVAS ID: 867487
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2014-17283
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Advisory: Bug 1161565
Researcher: Rabin Vincent
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-7825 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 70972 - Linux Kernel 'trace_syscalls.c' Multiple Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
X-Force: 98557 - Linux Kernel trace_syscalls.c denial of service, Medium Risk
Vulnerability Center: 47905 - Linux Kernel <=3.17.2 'kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c\x27 Local DoS Vulnerability via a Crafted Application, Medium

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Created: 11/10/2014 10:26 AM
Updated: 06/17/2017 07:29 AM
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