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CVE-2014-8738 Detail

Current Description

The _bfd_slurp_extended_name_table function in bfd/archive.c in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write, segmentation fault, and crash) via a crafted extended name table in an archive.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
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.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3123 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/02/4 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/05/7 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/13/2 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71083
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17533 Issue Tracking
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=bb0d867169d7e9743d229804106a8fbcab7f3b3f Issue Tracking Patch

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: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:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:binutils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.24

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8738
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017