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CVE-2014-4715 Detail

Description

Yann Collet LZ4 before r119, when used on certain 32-bit platforms that allocate memory beyond 0x80000000, does not properly detect integer overflows, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted Literal Run, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-4611.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/03/2014

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://blog.securitymouse.com/2014/07/i-was-wrong-proving-lz4-exploitable.html
http://fastcompression.blogspot.fr/2014/07/software-vulnerabilities-how-it-works.html
https://code.google.com/p/lz4/issues/detail?id=134
https://code.google.com/p/lz4/source/detail?r=119

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:yann_collet:lz4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
r118


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4715
NVD Published Date:
07/03/2014
NVD Last Modified:
07/17/2014