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CVE-2014-8611 Detail

Current Description

The __sflush function in fflush.c in stdio in libc in FreeBSD 10.1 and the kernel in Apple iOS before 9 mishandles failures of the write system call, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted application.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205212 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205267 Vendor Advisory
https://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=275665
https://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-14:27.stdio.asc Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
8.4.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.10.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8611
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/06/2016