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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-4043

The posix_spawn_file_actions_addopen function in glibc before 2.20 does not copy its path argument in accordance with the POSIX specification, which allows context-dependent attackers to trigger use-after-free vulnerabilities.
Publish Date : 2014-10-06 Last Update Date : 2019-06-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 94

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2014:0920-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25541 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1128-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26817 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1122-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26627 unix
USN-2306-1 -- eglibc vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26211 unix
USN-2306-2 -- eglibc regression oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26402 unix
USN-2306-3 -- eglibc regression oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26728 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-4043

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2014-4043

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;a=blobdiff;f=posix/spawn_faction_addopen.c;h=40800b8e6e81341501c0fb8a91009529e2048dec;hp=47f62425b696a4fdd511b2a057746322eb6518db;hb=89e435f3559c53084498e9baad22172b64429362;hpb=c3a2ebe1f7541cc35937621e08c28ff88afd0845 CONFIRM
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14
BUGTRAQ 20190613 SEC Consult SA-20190612-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in WAGO 852 Industrial Managed Switch Series
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:152
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2014:152
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00012.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1387
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04
GENTOO GLSA-201503-04
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93784
XF gnuclibrary-cve20144043-code-exec(93784)
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18
FULLDISC 20190612 SEC Consult SA-20190612-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in WAGO 852 Industrial Managed Switch Series
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68006
BID 68006 GNU glibc 'xc_cpupool_getinfo()' Function Use After Free Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2015-08-19
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=89e435f3559c53084498e9baad22172b64429362 CONFIRM
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17048 CONFIRM
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;a=blobdiff;f=ChangeLog;h=3020b9ac232315df362521aeaf85f21cb9926db8;hp=d86e73963dd9fb5e21b1a28326630337226812aa;hb=89e435f3559c53084498e9baad22172b64429362;hpb=c3a2ebe1f7541cc35937621e08c28ff88afd0845 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1109263 CONFIRM
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Sep/7
FULLDISC 20190904 SEC Consult SA-20190904-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco router series RV34X, RV26X and RV16X
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/7
BUGTRAQ 20190904 SEC Consult SA-20190904-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco router series RV34X, RV26X and RV16X
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154361/Cisco-Device-Hardcoded-Credentials-GNU-glibc-BusyBox.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-4043

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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