Vulnerability CVE-2014-8171


Published: 2018-02-09

Description:
The memory resource controller (aka memcg) in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by spawning new processes within a memory-constrained cgroup.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

Vendor: Redhat
Product: Enterprise linux 
Version: 7.0; 6.0;
Product: Enterprise mrg 
Version: 2.0;
Vendor: Linux
Product: Linux kernel 

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete

 References:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0864.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2152.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2411.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0068.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74293
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1198109

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