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CVE-2014-8625 Detail

Current Description

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in the parse_error_msg function in parsehelp.c in dpkg before 1.17.22 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the (1) package or (2) architecture name.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-May/157387.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/539 Exploit
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/551
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q4/622
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=768485 Exploit
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/1389135 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98551

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:debian:dpkg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.17.21


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8625
NVD Published Date:
01/20/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017