CVE Details

Release Date:2014-09-26


An off-by-one error was discovered in the way Bash was handling deeply nested flow control constructs. Depending on the layout of the .bss segment, this could allow arbitrary execution of code that would not otherwise be executed by Bash.

See more information about CVE-2014-7187 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.6 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (bash)ELSA-2014-30792014-09-26
Oracle Linux version 5 (bash)ELSA-2014-13062014-09-25
Oracle Linux version 6 (bash)ELSA-2014-13062014-09-25
Oracle Linux version 7 (bash)ELSA-2014-13062014-09-25

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