Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting glibc package, versions <2.23-0ubuntu11.2

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Overview

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, proceed_next_node in posix/regexec.c has a heap-based buffer over-read via an attempted case-insensitive regular-expression match.

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CVSS Score

9.8
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2019-9169
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-UBUNTU1604-GLIBC-451229
Disclosed
26 Feb, 2019
Published
26 Feb, 2019