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CVE-2014-3951 Detail

Current Description

The HZ module in the iconv implementation in FreeBSD 10.0 before p6 and NetBSD allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted argument to the iconv_open function. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT per ADT2 due to different vulnerability types. CVE-2014-5384 is used for the NULL pointer dereference.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2014/06/24/msg055822.html
http://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-14:15.iconv.asc Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030458

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:10.0
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 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3951
NVD Published Date:
08/21/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/21/2014