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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-9273

lib/handle.c in Hivex before 1.3.11 allows local users to execute arbitrary code and gain privileges via a small hive files, which triggers an out-of-bounds read or write.
Publish Date : 2014-12-08 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:0301: hivex security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150301 unix
RHSA-2015:1378: hivex security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20151378 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-9273

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Debian Hivex * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Hivex 1
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Hpc Node 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 2

- References For CVE-2014-9273
BID 71279 Hivex 'lib/handle.c' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2015-07-22
GENTOO GLSA-201503-07
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0189
MLIST [oss-security] 20141204 Re: CVE request: missing checks for small-sized files in hivex CONFIRM
MLIST [Libguestfs] 20141029 [libhivex] Undefined behavior when accessing invalid (too small) registry hives
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1378
MLIST [oss-security] 20141125 CVE request: missing checks for small-sized files in hivex CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-9273

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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