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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-5029

Integer overflow in the __tzfile_read function in glibc before 2.15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted timezone (TZ) file, as demonstrated using vsftpd.
Publish Date : 2013-05-02 Last Update Date : 2013-05-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
6.5
AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-06-01 2009-06-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-5029 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20095029 unix
ELSA-2012-0058 -- glibc security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27898 unix
ELSA-2012-0126 -- glibc security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27927 unix
ELSA-2012:0058: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23809 unix
ELSA-2012:0126: glibc security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22910 unix
RHSA-2012:0058: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21296 unix
RHSA-2012:0058: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120058 unix
RHSA-2012:0125: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120125 unix
RHSA-2012:0126: glibc security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21365 unix
RHSA-2012:0126: glibc security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120126 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1287-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25222 unix
VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20487 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-5029

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Glibc 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 15

- References For CVE-2009-5029

http://dividead.wordpress.com/2009/06/01/glibc-timezone-integer-overflow/
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2011-December/084452.html
FULLDISC 20111203 VSFTPD Remote Heap Overrun (low severity)
http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=97ac2654b2d831acaa18a2b018b0736245903fd2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=761245 CONFIRM
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2011-12/msg00037.html
MLIST [libc-alpha] 20111215 integer overflow to heap overrun exploit in glibc

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-5029

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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