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CVE-2012-5667 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in GNU Grep before 2.11 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a long input line that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/03/2013

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grep.git/commit/?id=8fcf61523644df42e1905c81bed26838e0b04f91 Patch
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grep.git/commit/?id=cbbc1a45b9f843c811905c97c90a5d31f8e6c189 Patch
http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=grep.git;a=shortlog;h=v2.11
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-grep/2012-12/msg00004.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/22/6
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1447.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57033
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grep/+bug/1091473
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=889935

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5667
NVD Published Date:
01/03/2013
NVD Last Modified:
12/23/2016