CVE-2016-10228

MEDIUM

Description

The iconv program in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.31 and earlier, when invoked with multiple suffixes in the destination encoding (TRANSLATE or IGNORE) along with the -c option, enters an infinite loop when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences, leading to a denial of service.

References

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/01/10

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96525

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19519

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19519#c21

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=26224

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-02

Updated: 2020-10-20

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM