Vulnerability CVE-2009-5155


Published: 2019-02-25   Modified: 2019-02-26

Description:
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.28, parse_reg_exp in posix/regcomp.c misparses alternatives, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) or trigger an incorrect result by attempting a regular-expression match.

Type:

CWE-19

(Data Handling)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Netapp -> Cloud backup 
Netapp -> Ontap select deploy administration utility 
Netapp -> Steelstore cloud integrated storage 
GNU -> Glibc 

 References:
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnulib.git/commit/?id=5513b40999149090987a0341c018d05d3eea1272
https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=22793
https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=32806
https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=34238
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190315-0002/
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11053
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18986
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=eb04c21373e2a2885f3d52ff192b0499afe3c672
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K64119434

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