CVE-2015-8982

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Description

Integer overflow in the strxfrm function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.21 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

References

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=0f9e585480ed

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16009

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/14/9

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/13/3

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72602

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-15

Updated: 2021-06-29

Type: CWE-190

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.20 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
129223EulerOS 2.0 SP3 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-2030)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
126849EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-1721)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
126294EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-1667)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
97936Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : eglibc regression (USN-3239-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
97887Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : eglibc, glibc regression (USN-3239-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
97856Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : eglibc, glibc vulnerabilities (USN-3239-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high