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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-4881: GNU C library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-4881: GNU C library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/01/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the __vstrfmon_l function in stdlib/strfmon_l.c in the strfmon implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.10.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted format string, as demonstrated by the %99999999999999999999n string, a related issue to CVE-2008-1391.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-glibc

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