Vulnerability CVE-2015-8985


Published: 2017-03-20   Modified: 2017-03-23

Description:
The pop_fail_stack function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application crash) via vectors related to extended regular expression processing.

Vendor: GNU
Product: Glibc 

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/14/9
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76916
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=779392

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