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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9637

GNU patch 2.7.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and segmentation fault) via a crafted diff file.
Publish Date : 2017-08-25 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9637

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Patch 2.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Mageia Mageia 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Fedoraproject Fedora 2
GNU Patch 1
Mageia Mageia 1

- References For CVE-2014-9637

https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?44051 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1185262 CONFIRM
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=0c08d7a902c6fdd49b704623a12d8d672ef18944 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2651-1
UBUNTU USN-2651-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/22/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20150122 Re: CVE request: directory traversal flaw in patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-April/154214.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-1165
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148953.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-1134
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0068.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72286
BID 72286 GNU patch 'set_hunkmax()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2015-03-08

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9637

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


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