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CVE-2011-1071 Detail

Current Description

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.12.2 and Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a long UTF8 string that is used in an fnmatch call, aka a "stack extension attack," a related issue to CVE-2010-2898, CVE-2010-1917, and CVE-2007-4782, as originally reported for use of this library by Google Chrome.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/615120 Exploit 
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=48733 Exploit 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/26/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/28/11 Exploit 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/28/15
http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/02/i-got-accidental-code-execution-via.html Exploit 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Feb/635 Exploit 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Feb/644 Patch 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8175
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025290
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11883 Exploit 
http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=f15ce4d8dc139523fe0c273580b604b2453acba6 Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:178
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0412.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0413.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46563 Exploit 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0863 Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=681054 Exploit  Patch 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12853

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1071
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.