CVE-2015-1345

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2015-01-18
CWE:
(CWE-122|CWE-125)
Bugzilla:
1183651: CVE-2015-1345 grep: heap buffer overrun
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way grep processed certain pattern and text combinations. An attacker able to trick a user into running grep on specially crafted input could use this flaw to crash grep or, potentially, read from uninitialized memory.

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Statement

This issue did not affect versions of grep as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
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 7 (grep) RHSA-2015:2111 2015-11-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (grep) RHSA-2015:1447 2015-07-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 grep Not affected
Last Modified