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1007545: CVE-2013-4332 glibc: three integer overflows in memory allocator
Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in glibc's memory allocator functions (pvalloc, valloc, and memalign). If an application used such a function, it could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4332 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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (glibc) RHSA-2013:1411 2013-10-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (glibc) RHSA-2013:1605 2013-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 glibc Not affected

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