Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2014-3618 First vendor Publication 2014-09-08
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-29

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:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Heap-based buffer overflow in formisc.c in formail in procmail 3.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted email header, related to "unbalanced quotes."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3618

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25929
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25929
Title: USN-2340-1 -- procmail vulnerability
Description: formail could be made to crash or run programs if it processed specially crafted mail.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-2340-1
CVE-2014-3618
Version: 3
Platform(s): Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 10.04
Product(s): procmail
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26477
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26477
Title: RHSA-2014:1172: procmail security update (Important)
Description: The procmail program is used for local mail delivery. In addition to just delivering mail, procmail can be used for automatic filtering, presorting, and other mail handling jobs. A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in procmail's formail utility. A remote attacker could send an email with specially crafted headers that, when processed by formail, could cause procmail to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running formail. (CVE-2014-3618) All procmail users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2014:1172-00
CESA-2014:1172
CVE-2014-3618
Version: 3
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
CentOS Linux 6
CentOS Linux 7
Product(s): procmail
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26698
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26698
Title: DSA-3019-1 procmail - security update
Description: It was reported a heap overflow vulnerability in procmail's formail utility when processing specially-crafted email headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause formail to crash, resulting in a denial of service or data loss, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-3019-1
CVE-2014-3618
Version: 3
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 7.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7.0
Product(s): procmail
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26760
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26760
Title: ELSA-2014-1172 -- procmail security update (Important)
Description: The procmail program is used for local mail delivery. In addition to just delivering mail, procmail can be used for automatic filtering, presorting, and other mail handling jobs. A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in procmail's formail utility. A remote attacker could send an email with specially crafted headers that, when processed by formail, could cause procmail to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code as the user running formail. (CVE-2014-3618) All procmail users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2014-1172
CVE-2014-3618
Version: 3
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 7
Oracle Linux 6
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): procmail
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26761
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26761
Title: SUSE-SU-2014:1137-1 -- Security update for procmail
Description: ocmail was updated to fix a security issue in its formail helper. * When formail processed specially crafted e-mail headers a heap corruption could be triggered, which would lead to a crash of formail. (CVE-2014-3618) Security Issues: * CVE-2014-3618 <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3618>
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): SUSE-SU-2014:1137-1
CVE-2014-3618
Version: 3
Platform(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11
Product(s): procmail
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1
Os 3

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2017-12-08 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-3231-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-10-05 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes multiple security vul...
File : macosx_10_11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-26 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-46.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-19 Name : The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
File : solaris11_procmail_20141014.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-408.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-26 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-10359.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-23 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-10142.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-17 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_procmail-140904.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-15 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-10357.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-12 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2014-537.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-11 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.
File : centos_RHSA-2014-1172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-11 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2014-1172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-11 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2014-1172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-11 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20140910_procmail_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-05 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3019.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-05 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-2340-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69573
CONFIRM http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-1172.html
https://support.apple.com/HT205267
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3019
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/03/8
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1172.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/61076
http://secunia.com/advisories/61090
http://secunia.com/advisories/61108
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00022.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2340-1
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/95688

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