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CVE-2013-0242 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the extend_buffers function in the regular expression matcher (posix/regexec.c) in glibc, possibly 2.17 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via crafted multibyte characters.

Source:  MITRE
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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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0769.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1605.html
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15078 Patch
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2013-01/msg00967.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:163
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/01/30/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/57638
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1028063
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1991-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0008.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81707
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-0242
NVD Published Date:
02/08/2013
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017