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CVE-2014-9447 Detail

Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the read_long_names function in libelf/elf_begin.c in elfutils 0.152 and 0.161 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files to the root directory via a / (slash) in a crafted archive, as demonstrated using the ar program.

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://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0033.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148321.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148326.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:047
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/29/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71804
https://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/elfutils.git/commit/?id=147018e729e7c22eeabf15b82d26e4bf68a0d18e Vendor Advisory
https://lists.fedorahosted.org/pipermail/elfutils-devel/2014-December/004499.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:elfutils_project:elfutils:0.152
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 cpe:/a:elfutils_project:elfutils:0.161
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9447
NVD Published Date:
01/02/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2015