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CVE-2011-4599 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the _canonicalize function in common/uloc.c in International Components for Unicode (ICU) before 49.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted locale ID that is not properly handled during variant canonicalization.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/8984 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=106441 Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Sep/msg00003.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Sep/msg00004.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-01/msg00035.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1815.html Third Party Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5501 Third Party Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5503 Third Party Advisory
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1348-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2397 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:194 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/12/09/2 Mailing List
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/12/09/5 Mailing List
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51006 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/71726 VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:icu-project:international_components_for_unicode:*:*:*:*:*:c\/c\+\+:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
49.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4599
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/24/2018