CVE-2021-27218 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in GNOME GLib before 2.66.7 and 2.67.x before 2.67.4. If g_byte_array_new_take() was called with a buffer of 4GB or more on a 64-bit platform, the length would be truncated modulo 2**32, causing unintended length truncation.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/merge_requests/1942 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/glib/-/merge_requests/1944 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/rf9fa47ab66495c78bb4120b0754dd9531ca2ff0430f6685ac9b07772@%3Cdev.mina.apache.org%3E Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2REA7RVKN7ZHRLJOEGBRQKJIPZQPAELZ/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JJMPNDO4GDVURYQFYKFOWY5HAF4FTEPN/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20210319-0004/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-681 Incorrect Conversion between Numeric Types cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-27218
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2021
NVD Last Modified:
03/23/2021
Source:
MITRE