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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-3404

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/10/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The vfprintf function in stdio-common/vfprintf.c in libc in GNU C Library (aka glibc) 2.12 and other versions does not properly calculate a buffer length, which allows context-dependent attackers to bypass the FORTIFY_SOURCE format-string protection mechanism and cause a denial of service (stack corruption and crash) via a format string that uses positional parameters and many format specifiers.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-glibc
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-html
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-i18ndata
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-info
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-x86
  • suse-upgrade-nscd
  • suse-upgrade-sle-sdk-release

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