CVE-2013-7424

MEDIUM

Description

The getaddrinfo function in glibc before 2.15, when compiled with libidn and the AI_IDN flag is used, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid free) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as demonstrated by an internationalized domain name to ping6.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1627.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/29/21

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72710

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1186614

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=981942

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18011

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;a=commitdiff;h=2e96f1c7

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-08-26

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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