CVE-2014-9585

2015-01-09T16:59:02
ID CVE-2014-9585
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2018-01-04T21:29:56

Description

The vdso_addr function in arch/x86/vdso/vma.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 does not properly choose memory locations for the vDSO area, which makes it easier for local users to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by guessing a location at the end of a PMD.