Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2014-1943First vendor Publication2014-02-18
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2014-11-18

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Fine Free file before 5.17 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion, CPU consumption, and crash) via a crafted indirect offset value in the magic of a file.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-1943

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24044
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24044
Title: USN-2123-1 -- file vulnerabilities
Description: File could be made to crash if it processed a specially crafted file.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-2123-1
CVE-2012-1571
CVE-2014-1943
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04
Product(s): file
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23706
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23706
Title: DSA-2868-1 php5 - denial of service
Description: It was discovered that file, a file type classification tool, contains a flaw in the handling of <q>indirect</q> magic rules in the libmagic library, which leads to an infinite recursion when trying to determine the file type of certain files.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2868-1
CVE-2014-1943
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
Debian GNU/Linux 7
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7
Product(s): php5
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23670
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23670
Title: DSA-2861-1 file - denial of service
Description: It was discovered that file, a file type classification tool, contains a flaw in the handling of <q>indirect</q> magic rules in the libmagic library, which leads to an infinite recursion when trying to determine the file type of certain files.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2861-1
CVE-2014-1943
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
Debian GNU/Linux 7
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7
Product(s): file
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application15

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-08-12Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_70140f20600711e6a6c314dae9d210b8.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-30Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-080.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-19Name : The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
File : solaris11_php_20140522.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-12Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2014-1606.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-04Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20141014_file_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-17Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-1606.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-14Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2014-1606.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-18Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes multiple vulnerabilit...
File : macosx_10_9_5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-30Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201408-11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-07Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-1012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-07Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20140806_php53_and_php_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-07Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2014-1012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-06Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2014-1012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2014-209.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-28Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-313.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-28Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-314.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-18Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-304.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-17Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2014-074-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-17Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-3537.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-17Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-059.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-14Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201403-03.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-14Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-051.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-10Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-3534.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-07Name : The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is potentially affected by m...
File : php_5_4_26.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-07Name : The remote web server uses a version of PHP that is potentially affected by m...
File : php_5_5_10.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-04Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-2876.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-04Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_815dbcf9a2d611e38088002590860428.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-04Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-2126-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-03Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2868.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-02-27Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-2123-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-02-24Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-2739.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-02-17Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2861.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php
https://github.com/glensc/file/blob/FILE5_17/ChangeLog
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2861
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2868
MLIST http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001327.html
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001330.html
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001334.html
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001337.html
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1765.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00034.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00037.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2123-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2126-1

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