Vulnerability CVE-2014-9488


Published: 2015-04-14

Description:
The is_utf8_well_formed function in GNU less before 475 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via malformed UTF-8 characters, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

Vendor: GNU
Product: LESS 
Version: 471;
Vendor: Novell
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.2; 13.1;
Vendor: Opensuse
Product: Opensuse 
Version: 13.2; 13.1;

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

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

 References:
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0139.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-June/159449.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-03/msg00077.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:199
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/3-less-out-of-bounds-read-access-TFPA-0022014.html

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