Vulnerability CVE-2016-2226


Published: 2017-02-24

Description:
Integer overflow in the string_appends function in cplus-dem.c in libiberty allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted executable, which triggers a buffer overflow.

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
Affected software
GNU -> Libiberty 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/05/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90103
https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=69687
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42386/

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