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CVE-2013-7345 Detail

Current Description

The BEGIN regular expression in the awk script detector in magic/Magdir/commands in file before 5.15 uses multiple wildcards with unlimited repetitions, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted ASCII file that triggers a large amount of backtracking, as demonstrated via a file with many newline characters.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=164 Exploit Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1765.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2873
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=703993
https://github.com/file/file/commit/ef2329cf71acb59204dd981e2c6cce6c81fe467c Exploit Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:5.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
5.14


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-7345
NVD Published Date:
03/24/2014
NVD Last Modified:
11/18/2014