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CVE-2012-6090

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-12-21
Bugzilla: 891577: CVE-2012-6089 CVE-2012-6090 pl: (Stack-based) Buffer overflows in path canonisation code and when expanding file-names with long paths

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the expand function in os/pl-glob.c in SWI-Prolog before 6.2.5 and 6.3.x before 6.3.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted filename.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6090 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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