Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2014-5207

Published: August 18, 2014Last modified: November 10, 2023

Description

fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel through 3.16.1 does not properly restrict clearing MNT_NODEV, MNT_NOSUID, and MNT_NOEXEC and changing MNT_ATIME_MASK during a remount of a bind mount, which allows local users to gain privileges, interfere with backups and auditing on systems that had atime enabled, or cause a denial of service (excessive filesystem updating) on systems that had atime disabled via a "mount -o remount" command within a user namespace.

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita LinuxStreamlinux-ltsUnknown (6.1.33-r0)

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