CVE-2017-1000408

HIGH

Description

A memory leak in glibc 2.1.1 (released on May 24, 1999) can be reached and amplified through the LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable. Please note that many versions of glibc are not vulnerable to this issue if patched for CVE-2017-1000366.

References

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q4/385

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190404-0003/

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43331/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-02-01

Updated: 2019-04-04

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH