CVE-2017-18269 Detail

Current Description

An SSE2-optimized memmove implementation for i386 in sysdeps/i386/i686/multiarch/memcpy-sse2-unaligned.S in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.21 through 2.27 does not correctly perform the overlapping memory check if the source memory range spans the middle of the address space, resulting in corrupt data being produced by the copy operation. This may disclose information to context-dependent attackers, or result in a denial of service, or, possibly, code execution.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/fingolfin/memmove-bug Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190329-0001/
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190401-0001/
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22644 Issue Tracking 
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=cd66c0e584c6d692bc8347b5e72723d02b8a8ada Patch 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4416-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-18269
NVD Published Date:
05/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/09/2020
Source:
MITRE