CVE-2009-5029 Detail

Current 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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

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