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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in UnRTF 0.21.6. Affected is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

UnRTF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds memory access and crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted RTF file.

The weakness was shared 12/09/2014 as Bug 1170233 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-9275 since 12/04/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 80346 (Fedora 21 : unrtf-0.21.7-1.fc21 (2014-17281)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175296 (Debian Security Update for unrtf (DSA 3158-1)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (99097) and Tenable (80346). The entry 73163 is related to this item.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 80346
Nessus Name: Fedora 21 : unrtf-0.21.7-1.fc21 (2014-17281)
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OpenVAS ID: 703158
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3158-1 (unrtf - security update)
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Advisory: Bug 1170233
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-9275 (🔍)

X-Force: 99097
Vulnerability Center: 48026 - GNU UnRTF Remote DoS and Code Execution via a Crafted RTF File, Medium
SecurityFocus: 71506 - UnRTF RTF File Handling CVE-2014-9275 Out of Bounds Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 62811 - Debian update for unrtf, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/07/2022 02:28 PM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (63), 06/17/2017 07:55 AM (11), 04/07/2022 02:28 PM (3)
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