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674129: CVE-2011-0523 CVE-2011-0524 gypsy: multiple vulnerabilities

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple buffer overflows in the NMEA parser (nmea-gen.c) in gypsy 0.8 allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified vectors related to the sprintf function.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0524 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 gypsy Fix deferred