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CVE-2011-1659 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in posix/fnmatch.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long UTF8 string that is used in an fnmatch call with a crafted pattern argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1071.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=48733 Exploit 
http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/02/i-got-accidental-code-execution-via.html Exploit 
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12583 Exploit  Patch 
http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=8126d90480fa3e0c5c5cd0d02cb1c93174b45485 Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:178
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:179
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025450
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=681054 Exploit  Patch 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66819

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-2011-1659
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018
Source:
MITRE