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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1659

Original release date: 04/08/2011
Last revised: 01/18/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in posix/fnmatch.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long UTF8 string that is used in an fnmatch call with a crafted pattern argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1071.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=681054
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: gnuclibrary-fnmatch-dos(66819)
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:178
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025450
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://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 46397
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12583
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2011:179
External Source: MISC
Name: http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/02/i-got-accidental-code-execution-via.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=48733
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=8126d90480fa3e0c5c5cd0d02cb1c93174b45485
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 44353

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
* cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.13 and previous versions

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