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CVE-2009-5029 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in the __tzfile_read function in glibc before 2.15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted timezone (TZ) file, as demonstrated using vsftpd.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dividead.wordpress.com/2009/06/01/glibc-timezone-integer-overflow/ Exploit
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2011-December/084452.html
http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=97ac2654b2d831acaa18a2b018b0736245903fd2
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2011-12/msg00037.html Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=761245

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-5029
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2013
NVD Last Modified:
05/03/2013