Executive Summary

Informations
Name MDVSA-2014:146 First vendor Publication 2014-07-31
Vendor Mandriva Last vendor Modification 2014-07-31
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

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

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in file:

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 (CVE-2014-3538).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Original Source

Url : http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:146

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
50 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors
50 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23708
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23708
Title: DSA-2873-1 file - several
Description: Several vulnerabilities have been found in file, a file type classification tool.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2873-1
CVE-2014-2270
CVE-2013-7345
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:
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:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29235
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29235
Title: DSA-2873-2 -- file -- several vulnerabilities
Description: Several vulnerabilities have been found in file, a file type classification tool.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-2873-2
CVE-2014-2270
CVE-2013-7345
Version: 3
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 6.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 6.0
Debian GNU/Linux 7.0
Debian GNU/kFreeBSD 7.0
Product(s): file
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 52

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-08-12 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_70140f20600711e6a6c314dae9d210b8.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
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_10_10_3.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
2015-03-30 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-67.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
2014-11-05 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3064.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
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-343.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-342.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-333.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-10-12 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-332.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
2014-10-01 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
2014-09-18 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes multiple vulnerabilit...
File : macosx_10_9_5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-09-12 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
2014-08-30 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201408-11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-30 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201408-08.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
2014-08-07 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2014-1013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-08-06 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2014-1013.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
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2014-270.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-04-23 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2014-323.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-04-22 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2014-111-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-04-16 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-4767.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-04-16 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-4735.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-04-11 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-075.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-04-10 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2014-073.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-27 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2014-4340.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-03-12 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2873.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Alert History

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Date Informations
2014-08-02 13:24:25
  • Multiple Updates
2014-07-31 13:22:09
  • First insertion