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CVE-2014-5119 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the __gconv_translit_find function in gconv_trans.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the CHARSET environment variable and gconv transliteration modules.

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://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-poisoned-nul-byte-2014-edition.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0092.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-09/msg00017.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1118.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Aug/69
http://secunia.com/advisories/60345
http://secunia.com/advisories/60358
http://secunia.com/advisories/60441
http://secunia.com/advisories/61074
http://secunia.com/advisories/61093
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2014-5119
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2014:175
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/14/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/08/13/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68983
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69738
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21685604
https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=96
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1110.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17187

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-5119
NVD Published Date:
08/29/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/06/2017