CVE-2017-18269

HIGH

Description

An SSE2-optimized memmove implementation for i386 in sysdeps/i386/i686/multiarch/memcpy-sse2-unaligned.S in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.21 through 2.27 does not correctly perform the overlapping memory check if the source memory range spans the middle of the address space, resulting in corrupt data being produced by the copy operation. This may disclose information to context-dependent attackers, or result in a denial of service, or, possibly, code execution.

References

https://github.com/fingolfin/memmove-bug

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190329-0001/

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190401-0001/

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22644

https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=cd66c0e584c6d692bc8347b5e72723d02b8a8ada

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-05-18

Updated: 2019-04-01

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL