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F5 Networks: K16946 (CVE-2012-2677): Boost memory allocator vulnerability CVE-2012-2677

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F5 Networks: K16946 (CVE-2012-2677): Boost memory allocator vulnerability CVE-2012-2677

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/25/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
10/13/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the ordered_malloc function in boost/pool/pool.hpp in Boost Pool before 3.9 makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to perform memory-related attacks such as buffer overflows via a large memory chunk size value, which causes less memory to be allocated than expected.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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