Vulnerability CVE-2013-0223


Published: 2013-11-23   Modified: 2013-11-25

Description:
The SUSE coreutils-i18n.patch for GNU coreutils allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a long string to the join command, when using the -i switch, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow in the alloca function.

Vendor: Redhat
Product: Enterprise linux 
Version: 6;
Vendor: Novell
Product: Opensuse 
Version:
12.2
12.1
11.4
Vendor: GNU
Product: Coreutils 

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
1.9/10
2.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
https://build.opensuse.org/request/show/149348#diff_headline_coreutils-i18n-patch_diff_action_0_submit_0_19
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=903466
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798541
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1652.html

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