CVE-2017-15670

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-10-19
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1504804: CVE-2017-15670 glibc: Buffer overflow in glob with GLOB_TILDE

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains an off-by-one error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function in glob.c, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string.

Find out more about CVE-2017-15670 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (glibc) RHSA-2018:0805 2018-04-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (glibc) RHSA-2018:1879 2018-06-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 compat-glibc Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 compat-glibc Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 compat-glibc Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 glibc Will not fix

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