Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 17:50:04 -0500 (EST) From: cve-assign@...re.org To: Alexander Cherepanov <ch3root@...nwall.com> cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, cve-assign@...re.org Subject: Re: CVE request: file(1) DoS On Fri, 16 Jan 2015, Alexander Cherepanov wrote: > On 16.01.2015 16:15, Marc Deslauriers wrote: >> On 2015-01-03 02:50 PM, Alexander Cherepanov wrote: >>> On 2014-12-17 03:44, Alexander Cherepanov wrote: >>>> There are two more DoSes fixed in ELF parser of file(1), similar to the >>>> recent CVE-2014-8116. >>> >>> These fixes were included in 5.22 release: >>> >>> http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2015/001660.html >>> >>>> 1. Limit the number of ELF notes processed >>>> Report: http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001653.html >>>> Fix: >>>> https://github.com/file/file/commit/ce90e05774dd77d86cfc8dfa6da57b32816841c4 >>> >>> This issue seems to be introduced here: >>> >>> https://github.com/file/file/commit/956a45ab1c54b11304b367056f41905e72a02380#diff-bc5c24ef9f39a5f4963ca28ecbc645b3L423 >>> >>> >>> which ended up in 5.08 release. Hence releases 5.08--5.21 are vulnerable. Use CVE-2014-9620. >>>> 2. Limit string printing to 100 chars >>>> Report: http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2014/001654.html >>>> Fix: >>>> https://github.com/file/file/commit/65437cee25199dbd385fb35901bc0011e164276c >>> >>> This issue was introduced in the following commit: >>> >>> https://github.com/file/file/commit/c8451af8ab0c2e2a93ce93b9c68257d31576cc85 >>> >>> which ended up in 5.16 release. Hence releases 5.16--5.21 are vulnerable. >>> >>>> Both problems amplified by the fact that the same section in ELF file >>>> can be referenced and processed by file(1) multiple times. This is also >>>> fixed in the first commit linked above. >>>> >>>> Could CVE(s) please be assigned? Use CVE-2014-9621. --- CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority M/S M300 202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA [ PGP key available through http://cve.mitre.org/cve/request_id.html ]
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