Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Name CVE-2014-4909 First vendor Publication 2014-07-29
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2014-11-14

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:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Integer overflow in the tr_bitfieldEnsureNthBitAlloced function in bitfield.c in Transmission before 2.84 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted peer message, which triggers an out-of-bounds write.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-4909

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-189 Numeric Errors (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24973
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24973
Title: USN-2279-1 -- transmission vulnerability
Description: Transmission could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-2279-1
Version: 3
Platform(s): Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 13.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Product(s): transmission
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25654
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25654
Title: DSA-2988-1 -- transmission - security update
Description: Ben Hawkes discovered that incorrect handling of peer messages in the Transmission bittorrent client could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2988-1
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 7
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7
Product(s): transmission
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 101
Os 3
Os 1
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-390.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-15 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-8332.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-12 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2014-484.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-26 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2988.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-21 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-8331.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-17 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-2279-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68487
CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=516822
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2988
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-July/135539.html
MISC http://inertiawar.com/submission.go
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/10/4
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/108997
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/59897
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-08/msg00011.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2279-1

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 01:52:41
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2020-05-23 00:41:41
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2016-06-29 00:37:51
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2016-04-27 01:03:49
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2014-11-14 13:28:35
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2014-10-12 13:27:26
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2014-08-16 13:27:20
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2014-08-13 13:24:58
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2014-07-30 21:24:03
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2014-07-29 21:24:34
  • First insertion