CVE-2014-8184

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-10-09
CWE:
CWE-121
Bugzilla:
1492701: CVE-2014-8184 liblouis: stack-based buffer overflow in findTable()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A vulnerability was found in liblouis, versions 2.5.x before 2.5.4. A stack-based buffer overflow was found in findTable() in liblouis. An attacker could create a malicious file that would cause applications that use liblouis (such as Orca) to crash, or potentially execute arbitrary code when opened.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8184 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (liblouis) RHSA-2017:3111 2017-11-02

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Raphael Sanchez Prudencio (Red Hat).

External References

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