Bug 1104863 (CVE-2014-3478)

Summary: CVE-2014-3478 file: mconvert incorrect handling of truncated pascal string size
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Francisco Alonso <falonso>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: carnil, ksrot, rcollet, security-response-team
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20140627,reported=20140604,source=redhat,cvss2=4.3/AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P,rhel-5/file=notaffected,rhel-6/file=notaffected,rhel-7/file=affected,fedora-all/file=affected,rhel-5/php=notaffected,rhel-5/php53=notaffected,rhel-6/php=notaffected,rhel-7/php=affected,rhscl-1/php54-php=affected,rhscl-1/php55-php=affected,fedora-all/php=affected,rhel-5/rpm=affected,rhel-5/cdrtools=notaffected
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A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the File Information (fileinfo) extension processed certain Pascal strings. A remote attacker able to make a PHP application using fileinfo convert a specially crafted Pascal string provided by an image file could cause that application to crash.
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Bug Depends On: 1114448, 1114450, 1140026, 1140027, 1149768, 1149774, 1238984, 1238985    
Bug Blocks: 1065838, 1101912, 1104865, 1149858, 1210268    

Description Francisco Alonso 2014-06-04 20:48:14 UTC
A flaw was found in the way file compute the truncated pascal string size in mconvert() function. 

Upstream commit:
https://github.com/file/file/commit/27a14bc7ba285a0a5ebfdb55e54001aa11932b08


Acknowledgment:

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

Comment 3 Francisco Alonso 2014-06-30 06:19:43 UTC
Created php tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1114450]

Comment 4 Francisco Alonso 2014-06-30 06:19:46 UTC
Created file tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1114448]

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-07-05 14:53:46 UTC
file-5.19-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 8 Murray McAllister 2014-07-08 04:56:38 UTC
Statement:

This issue did not affect the versions of file, php, and php53 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

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/.

Comment 12 Martin Prpič 2014-09-25 12:12:26 UTC
IssueDescription:

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the File Information (fileinfo) extension processed certain Pascal strings. A remote attacker able to make a PHP application using fileinfo convert a specially crafted Pascal string provided by an image file could cause that application to crash.

Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2014-09-30 09:10:02 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2014:1327 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1327.html

Comment 16 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-30 19:46:14 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:1766 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1766.html

Comment 17 errata-xmlrpc 2014-10-30 19:47:45 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 EUS
  Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:1765 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1765.html

Comment 21 errata-xmlrpc 2015-11-19 08:09:04 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2015:2155 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2155.html