Vulnerability CVE-2014-8738


Published: 2015-01-15   Modified: 2017-06-30

Description:
The _bfd_slurp_extended_name_table function in bfd/archive.c in GNU binutils 2.24 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid write, segmentation fault, and crash) via a crafted extended name table in an archive.

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 7.0;
Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version: 21; 20;
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:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
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://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/148438.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3123
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:029
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/02/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/05/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/13/2
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71083
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2496-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-24
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17533
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git;h=bb0d867169d7e9743d229804106a8fbcab7f3b3f

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