Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2014-3538 First vendor Publication 2014-07-03
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-01-05

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

file before 5.19 does not properly restrict the amount of data read during a regex search, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted file that triggers backtracking during processing of an awk rule. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-7345.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3538

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25274
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25274
Title: USN-2278-1 -- file vulnerabilities
Description: File could be made to crash or hang if it processed specially crafted data.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-2278-1
CVE-2013-7345
CVE-2014-0207
CVE-2014-3478
CVE-2014-3479
CVE-2014-3480
CVE-2014-3487
CVE-2014-3538
Version: 3
Platform(s): Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04
Product(s): file
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 52

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-06-09 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20160510_file_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-17 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2016-0760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-16 Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0050.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-16 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-0760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-12 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2016-0760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-22 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20151119_file_on_SL7_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-02 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2015-2155.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-24 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-2155.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-20 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2015-2155.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-04-10 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes multiple security vul...
File : macosx_SecUpd2015-004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-04-10 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes multiple security vul...
File : macosx_10_10_3.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-080.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-26 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-50.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-26 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-67.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-382.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-01 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2014-1327.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-01 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-1327.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-01 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2014-1327.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-12 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-10 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3021.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-9684.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-9679.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-22 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3008.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-07 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-149.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-01 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-146.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-16 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-2278-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-06 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-7992.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00001.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68348
CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2015-2370101.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-295209...
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-271964...
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1098222
https://github.com/file/file/commit/4a284c89d6ef11aca34da65da7d673050a5ea320
https://github.com/file/file/commit/69a5a43b3b71f53b0577f41264a073f495799610
https://github.com/file/file/commit/71a8b6c0d758acb0f73e2e51421a711b5e9d6668
https://github.com/file/file/commit/74cafd7de9ec99a14f4480927580e501c8f852c3
https://github.com/file/file/commit/758e066df72fb1ac08d2eea91ddc3973d259e991
https://support.apple.com/HT204659
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3008
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3021
MLIST http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001553.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/30/7
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1327.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1765.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1766.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0760.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/60696

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