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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9620

The ELF parser in file 5.08 through 5.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large number of notes.
Publish Date : 2015-01-21 Last Update Date : 2018-06-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:0760: file security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20160760 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-2014-9620

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application File Project File 5.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application File Project File 5.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application File Project File 5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application File Project File 5.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application File Project File 5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application File Project File 5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application File Project File 5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application File Project File 5.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application File Project File 5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application File Project File 5.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application File Project File 5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application File Project File 5.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application File Project File 5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application File Project File 5.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
File Project File 14

- References For CVE-2014-9620
GENTOO GLSA-201503-08
BID 71715 file 'src/readelf.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-09-21 CONFIRM
MLIST [File] 20150102 file 5.22 is now available
MLIST [File] 20141216 file 5.21 is now available CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20150117 Re: CVE request: file(1) DoS
REDHAT RHSA-2016:0760

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9620

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