CVE Database

CVE-2013-1914

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-04-03
Bugzilla: 947882: CVE-2013-1914 glibc: Stack (frame) overflow in getaddrinfo() when processing entry mapping to long list of address structures
IAVA: 2014-B-0126

Details

It was found that getaddrinfo() did not limit the amount of stack memory used during name resolution. An attacker able to make an application resolve an attacker-controlled hostname or IP address could possibly cause the application to exhaust all stack memory and crash.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
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 5 (glibc) RHSA-2013:0769 April 24, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (glibc) RHSA-2013:1605 November 20, 2013

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