This is a potential security issue, you are being redirected to http://nvd.nist.gov
Last updated: 5/24/2015 9:27:44 PM
CVE Publication rate: 11
NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit
NVD Mailing Lists
The vfprintf function in stdio-common/vfprintf.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) 2.5, 2.12, and probably other versions does not "properly restrict the use of" the alloca function when allocating the SPECS array, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass the FORTIFY_SOURCE format-string protection mechanism and cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted format string using positional parameters and a large number of format specifiers, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-3404 and CVE-2012-3405.
By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because
they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites
being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose.
NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further,
NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about
this page to email@example.com.
& Privacy Statement / Security Notice
Send comments or suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org
NIST is an Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Full vulnerability listing