ID CVE-2014-9900
Summary The ethtool_get_wol function in net/core/ethtool.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28803952 and Qualcomm internal bug CR570754.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Google Android 6.0.1
    cpe:2.3:o:google:android:6.0.1
  • Linux Kernel 4.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:4.7
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 09-08-2016 - 15:05)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-200
CAPEC
  • Subverting Environment Variable Values
    The attacker directly or indirectly modifies environment variables used by or controlling the target software. The attacker's goal is to cause the target software to deviate from its expected operation in a manner that benefits the attacker.
  • Footprinting
    An attacker engages in probing and exploration activity to identify constituents and properties of the target. Footprinting is a general term to describe a variety of information gathering techniques, often used by attackers in preparation for some attack. It consists of using tools to learn as much as possible about the composition, configuration, and security mechanisms of the targeted application, system or network. Information that might be collected during a footprinting effort could include open ports, applications and their versions, network topology, and similar information. While footprinting is not intended to be damaging (although certain activities, such as network scans, can sometimes cause disruptions to vulnerable applications inadvertently) it may often pave the way for more damaging attacks.
  • Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
    An attack of this type exploits a programs' vulnerabilities in client/server communication channel authentication and data integrity. It leverages the implicit trust a server places in the client, or more importantly, that which the server believes is the client. An attacker executes this type of attack by placing themselves in the communication channel between client and server such that communication directly to the server is possible where the server believes it is communicating only with a valid client. There are numerous variations of this type of attack.
  • Browser Fingerprinting
    An attacker carefully crafts small snippets of Java Script to efficiently detect the type of browser the potential victim is using. Many web-based attacks need prior knowledge of the web browser including the version of browser to ensure successful exploitation of a vulnerability. Having this knowledge allows an attacker to target the victim with attacks that specifically exploit known or zero day weaknesses in the type and version of the browser used by the victim. Automating this process via Java Script as a part of the same delivery system used to exploit the browser is considered more efficient as the attacker can supply a browser fingerprinting method and integrate it with exploit code, all contained in Java Script and in response to the same web page request by the browser.
  • Session Credential Falsification through Prediction
    This attack targets predictable session ID in order to gain privileges. The attacker can predict the session ID used during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking.
  • Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
    This attack targets the reuse of valid session ID to spoof the target system in order to gain privileges. The attacker tries to reuse a stolen session ID used previously during a transaction to perform spoofing and session hijacking. Another name for this type of attack is Session Replay.
  • Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
    This attack targets the encoding of the Slash characters. An attacker would try to exploit common filtering problems related to the use of the slashes characters to gain access to resources on the target host. Directory-driven systems, such as file systems and databases, typically use the slash character to indicate traversal between directories or other container components. For murky historical reasons, PCs (and, as a result, Microsoft OSs) choose to use a backslash, whereas the UNIX world typically makes use of the forward slash. The schizophrenic result is that many MS-based systems are required to understand both forms of the slash. This gives the attacker many opportunities to discover and abuse a number of common filtering problems. The goal of this pattern is to discover server software that only applies filters to one version, but not the other.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3371-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 102071
    published 2017-07-31
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=102071
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-hwe vulnerabilities (USN-3371-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3358-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 101893
    published 2017-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101893
    title Ubuntu 17.04 : linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3358-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3359-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) Dmitry Vyukov, Andrey Konovalov, Florian Westphal, and Eric Dumazet discovered that the netfiler subsystem in the Linux kernel mishandled IPv6 packet reassembly. A local user could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9755) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not clear the setgid bit during a setxattr call on a tmpfs filesystem. A local attacker could use this to gain elevated group privileges. (CVE-2017-5551) Murray McAllister discovered that an integer overflow existed in the VideoCore DRM driver of the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5576) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Tuomas Haanpaa and Ari Kauppi discovered that the NFSv2 and NFSv3 server implementations in the Linux kernel did not properly check for the end of buffer. A remote attacker could use this to craft requests that cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7895) It was discovered that an integer underflow existed in the Edgeport USB Serial Converter device driver of the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-8924) It was discovered that the USB ZyXEL omni.net LCD PLUS driver in the Linux kernel did not properly perform reference counting. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (tty exhaustion). (CVE-2017-8925) Jann Horn discovered that bpf in Linux kernel does not restrict the output of the print_bpf_insn function. A local attacker could use this to obtain sensitive address information. (CVE-2017-9150) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 101894
    published 2017-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101894
    title Ubuntu 16.10 : linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3359-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3364-3.NASL
    description It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to /proc/iomem. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-8944) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Jann Horn discovered that bpf in Linux kernel does not restrict the output of the print_bpf_insn function. A local attacker could use this to obtain sensitive address information. (CVE-2017-9150) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 101973
    published 2017-07-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101973
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-aws, linux-gke vulnerabilities (USN-3364-3)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3360-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to /proc/iomem. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-8944) It was discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the performance events and counters subsystem of the Linux kernel for ARM64. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8955) It was discovered that the SCSI generic (sg) driver in the Linux kernel contained a double-free vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2015-8962) Sasha Levin discovered that a race condition existed in the performance events and counters subsystem of the Linux kernel when handling CPU unplug events. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8963) Tilman Schmidt and Sasha Levin discovered a use-after-free condition in the TTY implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2015-8964) It was discovered that the fcntl64() system call in the Linux kernel did not properly set memory limits when returning on 32-bit ARM processors. A local attacker could use this to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2015-8966) It was discovered that the system call table for ARM 64-bit processors in the Linux kernel was not write-protected. An attacker could use this in conjunction with another kernel vulnerability to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8967) It was discovered that the generic SCSI block layer in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict write operations in certain situations. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2016-10088) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Tuomas Haanpaa and Ari Kauppi discovered that the NFSv2 and NFSv3 server implementations in the Linux kernel did not properly check for the end of buffer. A remote attacker could use this to craft requests that cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7895) It was discovered that an integer underflow existed in the Edgeport USB Serial Converter device driver of the Linux kernel. An attacker with physical access could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-8924) It was discovered that the USB ZyXEL omni.net LCD PLUS driver in the Linux kernel did not properly perform reference counting. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (tty exhaustion). (CVE-2017-8925) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 101928
    published 2017-07-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101928
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3360-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3364-2.NASL
    description USN-3364-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to /proc/iomem. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-8944) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Jann Horn discovered that bpf in Linux kernel does not restrict the output of the print_bpf_insn function. A local attacker could use this to obtain sensitive address information. (CVE-2017-9150) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 101952
    published 2017-07-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101952
    title Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-3364-2)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-3364-1.NASL
    description It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a Wake- on-Lan data structure. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2014-9900) It was discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly restrict access to /proc/iomem. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-8944) Alexander Potapenko discovered a race condition in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-1000380) Li Qiang discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly validate some ioctl arguments. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-7346) Jann Horn discovered that bpf in Linux kernel does not restrict the output of the print_bpf_insn function. A local attacker could use this to obtain sensitive address information. (CVE-2017-9150) Murray McAllister discovered that the DRM driver for VMware Virtual GPUs in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize memory. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-9605). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 101951
    published 2017-07-25
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=101951
    title Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux, linux-raspi2, linux-snapdragon vulnerabilities (USN-3364-1)
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