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CVE-2014-7940 Detail

Current Description

The collator implementation in i18n/ucol.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU) 52 through SVN revision 293126, as used in Google Chrome before 40.0.2214.91, does not initialize memory for a data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted character sequence.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0047.html Third Party Advisory
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/01/stable-update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00005.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0093.html Third Party Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201502-13.xml Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2015-2511959.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72288 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031623 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2476-1 Third Party Advisory
https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/deps/icu/+/866ff696e9022a6000afbab516fba62cfa306075 Patch
https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src.git/+/87feb77547781a22b31c423bc0d57b7dca32d5b8 Patch
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=433866 Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-06 Third Party Advisory
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html

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:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
40.0.2214.85

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:icu-project:international_components_for_unicode:*:*:*:*:*:c\/c\+\+:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
52.1


Change History

15 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7940
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/23/2019