CVE-2012-4412

high
New! CVE Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for CVEs has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. CVEs that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Description

Integer overflow in string/strcoll_l.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.17 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

References

http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18

http://secunia.com/advisories/55113

http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14547

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:283

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:284

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/07/9

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1991-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=855385

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-10-09

Updated: 2019-06-13

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (15 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127161NewStart CGSL MAIN 5.04 : glibc Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0012)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
125005EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-1552)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
83638SUSE SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2014:1128-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
83637SUSE SLES11 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2014:1122-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
83634SUSE SLES10 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2014:1119-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
82149Debian DLA-165-1 : eglibc security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
81689GLSA-201503-04 : GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities (GHOST)NessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
78656Slackware 14.1 / current : glibc (SSA:2014-296-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
75154openSUSE Security Update : glibc (openSUSE-SU-2013:1510-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
71308SuSE 11.3 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 8337)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
71307SuSE 11.2 Security Update : glibc (SAT Patch Number 8335)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
71092Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : glibc (MDVSA-2013:283)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
70538Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : eglibc vulnerabilities (USN-1991-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
69488Fedora 19 : glibc-2.17-14.fc19 (2013-15316)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
69436Fedora 19 : glibc-2.17-13.fc19 (2013-15053)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high