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CVE-2014-7204 Detail

Current Description

jscript.c in Exuberant Ctags 5.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU and disk consumption) via a crafted JavaScript file.

Source:  MITRE
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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://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0415.html Third Party Advisory
http://sourceforge.net/p/ctags/code/791/ Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3042 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:178 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/29/40 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2371-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=742605 Exploit Issue Tracking

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:debian:exuberant_ctags:5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:mageia:mageia:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:mageia:mageia:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7204
NVD Published Date:
10/07/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/30/2016