CVE-2014-3480

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-06-27
Bugzilla:
1104858: CVE-2014-3480 file: cdf_count_chain insufficient boundary check
A denial of service flaw was found in the way the File Information (fileinfo) extension parsed certain Composite Document Format (CDF) files. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a PHP application using fileinfo via a specially crafted CDF file.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3480 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the php and the file packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue affects the versions of file as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. A future update may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (php53) RHSA-2014:1012 2014-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php) RHSA-2014:1012 2014-08-06
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (file) RHSA-2015:2155 2015-11-19
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php54-php) RHSA-2014:1765 2014-10-30
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php54-php) RHSA-2014:1765 2014-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (file) RHSA-2014:1606 2014-10-13
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php55-php) RHSA-2014:1766 2014-10-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (php) RHSA-2014:1013 2014-08-06
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (php55-php) RHSA-2014:1766 2014-10-30

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 file Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 rpm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 cdrtools Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Francisco Alonso of Red Hat Product Security.
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