CVE-2012-6089

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2012-12-21
Bugzilla:
891577: CVE-2012-6089 CVE-2012-6090 pl: buffer overflows in path canonisation and expansion of file names with long paths

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the canoniseFileName function in os/pl-os.c in SWI-Prolog before 6.2.5 and 6.3.x before 6.3.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted filename.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6089 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

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

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 pl Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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