CVE-2012-4424

MEDIUM
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Description

Stack-based buffer 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 that triggers a malloc failure and use of the alloca function.

References

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/2012/09/13/16

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

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=858238

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-10-09

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.1

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127161NewStart CGSL MAIN 5.04 : glibc Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0012)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
125004EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-1551)NessusHuawei 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
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