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CVE-2010-4052 Detail

Description

Stack consumption vulnerability in the regcomp implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.11.3, and 2.12.x through 2.12.2, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a regular expression containing adjacent repetition operators, as demonstrated by a {10,}{10,}{10,}{10,} sequence in the proftpd.gnu.c exploit for ProFTPD.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/13/2011

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cxib.net/stuff/proftpd.gnu.c Patch
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Jan/78 Exploit
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/93 Exploit
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8003 Exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1024832
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15935
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/912279 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/515589/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45233 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=645859 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4052
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018