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CVE-2011-1659 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/08/2011

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.09.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.13

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1659
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018