Vulnerability CVE-2015-8982


Published: 2017-03-15   Modified: 2017-03-17

Description:
Integer overflow in the strxfrm function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.21 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

Vendor: GNU
Product: Glibc 
Version: 2.20;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/13/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/14/9
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72602
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16009
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=0f9e585480ed

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