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CVE-2014-2270 Detail

Description

softmagic.c in file before 5.17 and libmagic allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds memory access and crash) via crafted offsets in the softmagic of a PE executable.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/14/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2270
Original release date:
03/14/2014
Last revised:
06/30/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=313 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=313
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00034.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0364
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00037.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0367
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00084.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0435
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1765.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2014:1765
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/473 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140303 CVE Request: file: crashes when checking softmagic for some corrupt PE executables
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/504 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140305 Re: CVE Request: file: crashes when checking softmagic for some corrupt PE executables
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/505 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20140305 Re: CVE Request: file: crashes when checking softmagic for some corrupt PE executables
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2873 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2873
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php External Source CONFIRM http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2162-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2162-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2163-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2163-1
https://github.com/file/file/commit/447558595a3650db2886cd2f416ad0beba965801 Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/file/file/commit/447558595a3650db2886cd2f416ad0beba965801
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-08 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201503-08

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