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CVE-2014-8485 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/09/2014

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

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 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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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.24


Change History

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Quick Info

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