Public Date:
CWE-391 -> CWE-665
903465: CVE-2013-0222 coreutils: segfault in uniq with long line input

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The SUSE coreutils-i18n.patch for GNU coreutils allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a long string to the uniq command, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow in the alloca function.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0222 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 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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (coreutils) RHSA-2013:1652 2013-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 coreutils Will not fix