CVE-2014-8737

LOW

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.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145256.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145352.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145746.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147346.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147354.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148427.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148438.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/62241

http://secunia.com/advisories/62746

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/13/1

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70908

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162655

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17533

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17552

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=dd9b91de2149ee81d47f708e7b0bbf57da10ad42

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-12-09

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW