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CVE-2014-9620 Detail

Current Description

The ELF parser in file 5.08 through 5.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large number of notes.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0040.html
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001653.html
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2015/001660.html Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0760.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3121
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/17/9
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71715
https://github.com/file/file/commit/ce90e05774dd77d86cfc8dfa6da57b32816841c4
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-08
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3686-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.08
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.09
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.10
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.11
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.12
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.13
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.14
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.15
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.16
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.17
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.18
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.19
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.20
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 cpe:/a:file_project:file:5.21
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9620
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/15/2018