CVE-2014-7204

NameCVE-2014-7204
Descriptionjscript.c in Exuberant Ctags 5.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU and disk consumption) via a crafted JavaScript file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-69-1, DSA-3042-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs742605

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exuberant-ctags (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1:5.9~svn20110310-4+deb7u1fixed
jessie1:5.9~svn20110310-8fixed
buster, sid, stretch1:5.9~svn20110310-11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exuberant-ctagssource(unstable)1:5.9~svn20110310-8medium742605
exuberant-ctagssourcesqueeze1:5.8-3squeeze2mediumDLA-69-1
exuberant-ctagssourcewheezy1:5.9~svn20110310-4+deb7u1mediumDSA-3042-1

Notes

http://sourceforge.net/p/ctags/code/791/

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