Out-of-Bounds

Affecting glibc package, versions <2.23-0ubuntu6

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream glibc package. See Remediation section below for Ubuntu:16.04 relevant versions.

Stack-based buffer overflow in the glob implementation in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.24, when GLOB_ALTDIRFUNC is used, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long name.

Remediation

Upgrade Ubuntu:16.04 glibc to version 2.23-0ubuntu6 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-1234
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1604-GLIBC-356479
Disclosed
01 Jun, 2016
Published
01 Jun, 2016