CVE-2014-8485 Detail

Current Description

The setup_group function in bfd/elf.c in libbfd in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted section group headers in an ELF file.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lcamtuf.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/psa-dont-run-strings-on-untrusted-files.html Exploit  Press/Media Coverage 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145262.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145328.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145742.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/26/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70741
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157276 Broken Link 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17510 Issue Tracking 
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=493a33860c71cac998f1a56d6d87d6faa801fbaa Issue Tracking  Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8485
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
MITRE