CVE-2014-8612 (freebsd)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-8612

Original release date: 02/02/2015

Last revised: 02/04/2015



Multiple array index errors in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) module in FreeBSD 10.1 before p5, 10.0 before p17, 9.3 before p9, and 8.4 before p23 allow local users to (1) gain privileges via the stream id to the setsockopt function, when setting the SCTIP_SS_VALUE option, or (2) read arbitrary kernel memory via the stream id to the getsockopt function, when getting the SCTP_SS_PRIORITY option.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 6.4

Exploitability Subscore: 3.9

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Locally exploitable

Access Complexity: Low

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: MISC


External Source: FREEBSD

Name: FreeBSD-SA-15:02

Type: Advisory

External Source: SECTRACK

Name: 1031648

External Source: BUGTRAQ

Name: 20150127 [CORE-2015-0003] – FreeBSD Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities

External Source: FULLDISC

Name: 20150127 [CORE-2015-0003] – FreeBSD Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities

External Source: BID

Name: 72342

Technical Details

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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Quality Assurance – 2/4/2015 12:09:22 AM
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