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CVE-2014-9862 Detail

Current Description

Integer signedness error in bspatch.c in bspatch in bsdiff, as used in Apple OS X before 10.11.6 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted patch file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jul/msg00000.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00026.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91824
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036438
https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/bsdiff/+/4d054795b673855e3a7556c6f2f7ab99ca509998 Issue Tracking
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=372525 Issue Tracking
https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromiumos/third_party/bsdiff/+/d0307d1711bd74e51b783a49f9160775aa22e659 Issue Tracking
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:25.bspatch.asc
https://support.apple.com/HT206903 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.5


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9862
NVD Published Date:
07/21/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2017