Vulnerability CVE-2017-1000408


Published: 2018-01-31   Modified: 2018-02-01

Description:
A memory leak in glibc 2.1.1 (released on May 24, 1999) can be reached and amplified through the LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable. Please note that many versions of glibc are not vulnerable to this issue if patched for CVE-2017-1000366.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
GNU C Library ld.so Memory Leak / Buffer Overflow
Qualys
13.12.2017

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

Vendor: GNU
Product: Glibc 
Version: 2.1.1;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q4/385
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190404-0003/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43331/

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