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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1095

Original release date: 04/09/2011
Last revised: 01/26/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

locale/programs/locale.c in locale in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.13 does not quote its output, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted localization environment variable, in conjunction with a program that executes a script that uses the eval function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.2 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:178
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12272
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11904
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110308 glibc locale escaping issue
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0412
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43989
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=patch;h=026373745eab50a683536d950cb7e17dc98c4259
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110308 Re: glibc locale escaping issue
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43830
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201011-01
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025286
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11904
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 46397
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=330923
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110308 Re: glibc locale escaping issue
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=625893
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43976
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0863
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0413

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12272
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.00
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.01
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.05
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.04
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.03
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.02
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.09
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.08
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.07
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.06
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.11
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.11.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.8
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.9
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.10
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.10.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.7
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.10.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.2.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.2.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.2.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.10
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.3.10
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.9
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.3.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.4
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.6
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.6.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.5
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.5.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.12.0
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.12.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:1.09.1
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.11.3
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.11.2
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.12.2 and previous versions

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)