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CVE-2014-9471

Published: 31 December 2014

The parse_datetime function in GNU coreutils allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted date string, as demonstrated by the "--date=TZ="123"345" @1" string to the touch or date command.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
coreutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (8.23-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (8.21-1ubuntu5.1)