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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-5119

Original release date: 08/29/2014
Last revised: 10/28/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Off-by-one error in the __gconv_translit_find function in gconv_trans.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the CHARSET environment variable and gconv transliteration modules.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20170713 Re: [CVE Request] glibc iconv_open buffer overflow (was: Re: Re: glibc locale issues)
External Source: BID
Name: 68983
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20140826 CVE-2014-5119 glibc __gconv_translit_find() exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:1110
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17187
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2014:175
External Source: MISC
Name: https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=96
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:1125
External Source: MISC
Name: http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-poisoned-nul-byte-2014-edition.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20170713 glibc locale issues
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21685604

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