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CVE-2017-8804 Detail

Current Description

The xdr_bytes and xdr_string functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.25 mishandle failures of buffer deserialization, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (virtual memory allocation, or memory consumption if an overcommit setting is not used) via a crafted UDP packet to port 111, a related issue to CVE-2017-8779.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/05/05/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98339 Broken Link
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1037559#c7 Issue Tracking Patch
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21461 Issue Tracking Patch
https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2017-05/msg00105.html Issue Tracking Patch

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-502 Deserialization of Untrusted Data NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.25
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8804
NVD Published Date:
05/07/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/15/2017