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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-6090

Original release date: 01/04/2013
Last revised: 01/04/2013


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the expand function in os/pl-glob.c in SWI-Prolog before 6.2.5 and 6.3.x before 6.3.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted filename.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=891577
External Source: MLIST
Name: [swi-prolog] 20121221 [SWIPL] Ann: SWI-Prolog 6.3.7 and 6.2.5
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130103 Re: CVE Request - SWI-Prolog / pl (X < 6.2.5): Multiple (stack-based) buffer overflows in patch canonisation code and when expanding file-names with long paths
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.swi-prolog.org/git/pl.git/commit/b2c88972e7515ada025e97e7d3ce3e34f81cf33e
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.2.3
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.2.2
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.2.1
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.2.0
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.2.4 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.10.5
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.10.4
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.10.3
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.10.2
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.10.1
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.10.0
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.8.3
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.8.2
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.8.1
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.8.0
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.64
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.63
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.62
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.61
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.59
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.58
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.57
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.56
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.55
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.54
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.53
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.52
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.51
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:5.6.50
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.6
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.5
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.4
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.3
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.2
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.1
* cpe:/a:swi-prolog:swi-prolog:6.3.0

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