Vulnerability CVE-2014-8501


Published: 2014-12-09   Modified: 2016-11-28

Description:
The _bfd_XXi_swap_aouthdr_in function in bfd/peXXigen.c in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) and possibly have other unspecified impact via a crafted NumberOfRvaAndSizes field in the AOUT header in a PE executable.

Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version:
21
20
19
Vendor: GNU
Product: Binutils 
Version: 2.24;
Vendor: Canonical
Product: Ubuntu linux 
Version:
14.10
14.04
12.04
10.04

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145262.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145328.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145742.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147346.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147354.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148427.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/26/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/10/31/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70866
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162570
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17512
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=7e1e19887abd24aeb15066b141cdff5541e0ec8e

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