CVE-2014-5332 (linux_kernel)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-5332

Original release date: 02/06/2015

Last revised: 02/06/2015



Race condition in NVMap in NVIDIA Tegra Linux Kernel 3.10 alllows local users to gain privileges via a crafted NVMAP_IOC_CREATE IOCTL call, which triggers a use-after-free error, as demonstrated by using a race condition to escape the Chrome sandbox.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 10.0

Exploitability Subscore: 3.4

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Locally exploitable

Access Complexity: Medium

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory

External Source: MISC


Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10

Technical Details

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Quality Assurance – 2/6/2015 11:07:36 AM
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