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Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-20
Bugzilla: 1007545: CVE-2013-4332 glibc: three integer overflows in memory allocator


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer overflows in malloc/malloc.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.18 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) via a large value to the (1) pvalloc, (2) valloc, (3) posix_memalign, (4) memalign, or (5) aligned_alloc functions.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4332 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 version 5 (glibc) RHSA-2013:1411 October 08, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (glibc) RHSA-2013:1605 November 20, 2013

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