Vulnerability CVE-2014-9471


Published: 2015-01-16   Modified: 2015-04-08

Description:
The parse_datetime function in GNU coreutils allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted date string, as demonstrated by the "--date=TZ="123"345" @1" string to the touch or date command.

Vendor: GNU
Product: Coreutils 

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://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2473-1
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=766147
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/03/11
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/25/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/25/1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:179
http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=16872
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0029.html

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