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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-8484

The srec_scan function in bfd/srec.c in libdbfd in GNU binutils before 2.25 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a small S-record.
Publish Date : 2014-12-09 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2079: binutils security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152079 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-2014-8484

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Binutils 2.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
GNU Binutils 1

- References For CVE-2014-8484

https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=bd25671c6f202c4a5108883caa2adb24ff6f361f CONFIRM
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17509 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/26/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20141026 Re: strings / libbfd crasher
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145262.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-14963
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145328.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-14995
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145742.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-14838
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/23/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20141023 Re: strings / libbfd crasher
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:029
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70714
BID 70714 binutils Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-01-11
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1
UBUNTU USN-2496-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
GENTOO GLSA-201612-24
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1156272 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-8484

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


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