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CVE-2014-8737 Detail

Current Description

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allow local users to delete arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) or full path name in an archive to (1) strip or (2) objcopy or create arbitrary files via (3) a .. (dot dot) or full path name in an archive to ar.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145256.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145352.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145746.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147346.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147354.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148427.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148438.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/13/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70908 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162655 Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17533 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17552 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=dd9b91de2149ee81d47f708e7b0bbf57da10ad42 Issue Tracking Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE-22)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( 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 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.24

Configuration 3 ( 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)


Change History

11 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8737
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017