Public Date:
2011-A-0108, 2011-A-0147
625893: CVE-2011-1095 glibc: insufficient quoting in the locale command output

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

locale/programs/locale.c in locale in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.13 does not quote its output, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted localization environment variable, in conjunction with a program that executes a script that uses the eval function.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1095 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
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 4 (glibc) RHSA-2012:0125 2012-02-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (glibc) RHSA-2011:0413 2011-04-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (glibc) RHSA-2011:0412 2011-04-04

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 glibc Will not fix

Last Modified

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