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CVE-2013-0252

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-02-01
Bugzilla: 907481: CVE-2013-0252 boost: Certain invalid UTF-8 sequences accepted as valid

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

boost::locale::utf::utf_traits in the Boost.Locale library in Boost 1.48 through 1.52 does not properly detect certain invalid UTF-8 sequences, which might allow remote attackers to bypass input validation protection mechanisms via crafted trailing bytes.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0252 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of boost as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

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:P/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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