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CVE-2012-6656 Detail

Description

iconvdata/ibm930.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.16 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a multibyte character value of "0xffff" to the iconv function when converting IBM930 encoded data to UTF-8.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/05/2014

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3142 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:175 Broken Link
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/29/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/09/02/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69472 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2432-1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14134 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=6e230d11837f3ae7b375ea69d7905f0d18eb79e5 Issue Tracking Patch

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6656
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017