CVE-2014-9621

medium
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Description

The ELF parser in file 5.16 through 5.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a long string.

References

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0040.html

http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001654.html

http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2015/001660.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/17/9

https://github.com/file/file/commit/65437cee25199dbd385fb35901bc0011e164276c

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-08

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3686-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-21

Updated: 2018-06-16

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
110552Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 / 18.04 LTS : file vulnerabilities (USN-3686-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
106092SUSE SLES12 Security Update : CaaS Platform 2.0 images (SUSE-SU-2018:0053-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
104777SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : file (SUSE-SU-2017:3048-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
104764openSUSE Security Update : file (openSUSE-2017-1298)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
82333Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : php (MDVSA-2015:080)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
82046Amazon Linux AMI : file (ALAS-2015-497)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
82007GLSA-201503-08 : file: Denial of ServiceNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
81394Fedora 21 : file-5.22-2.fc21 (2015-2020)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
80429Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : file (MDVSA-2015:010)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium