Vulnerability CVE-2016-10228


Published: 2017-03-01   Modified: 2017-03-03

Description:
The iconv program in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.25 and earlier, when invoked with the -c option, enters an infinite loop when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences, leading to a denial of service.

Vendor: GNU
Product: Glibc 
Version: 2.25;

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://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/03/01/10
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96525
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19519

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