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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-8485

The setup_group function in bfd/elf.c in libbfd in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted section group headers in an ELF file.
Publish Date : 2014-12-09 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 94

- 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-2014-8485

# 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-2014-8485

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145262.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-14963
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17510 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:029
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/26/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20141026 Re: strings / libbfd crasher
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
GENTOO GLSA-201612-24
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1
UBUNTU USN-2496-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1157276 CONFIRM
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=493a33860c71cac998f1a56d6d87d6faa801fbaa CONFIRM
http://lcamtuf.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/psa-dont-run-strings-on-untrusted-files.html
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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70741
BID 70741 binutils CVE-2014-8485 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2016-01-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-8485

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


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