CVE-2021-37600 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** An integer overflow in util-linux through 2.37.1 can potentially cause a buffer overflow if an attacker were able to use system resources in a way that leads to a large number in the /proc/sysvipc/sem file. NOTE: this is unexploitable in GNU C Library environments, and possibly in all realistic environments.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/commit/1c9143d0c1f979c3daf10e1c37b5b1e916c22a1c Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/issues/1395 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20210902-0002/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-37600
NVD Published Date:
07/30/2021
NVD Last Modified:
10/18/2021
Source:
MITRE