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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-0864

Integer overflow in the vfprintf function in stdio-common/vfprintf.c in glibc 2.14 and other versions allows context-dependent attackers to bypass the FORTIFY_SOURCE protection mechanism, conduct format string attacks, and write to arbitrary memory via a large number of arguments.
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) OverflowBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
6.8
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2012-02-14 2010-11-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2012-0393 -- glibc security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27625 unix
ELSA-2012-0397 -- glibc security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27835 unix
ELSA-2012:0393: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23853 unix
ELSA-2012:0397: glibc security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22667 unix
RHSA-2012:0393: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21459 unix
RHSA-2012:0393: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120393 unix
RHSA-2012:0397: glibc security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21353 unix
RHSA-2012:0397: glibc security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120397 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:20458 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-2012-0864

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 1

- References For CVE-2012-0864

http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commitdiff;h=7c1f4834d398163d1ac8101e35e9c36fc3176e6e
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0393.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0393
http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-02/msg00023.html
MLIST [libc-alpha] 20120202 [PATCH] vfprintf: validate nargs and positional offsets
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0531.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0531
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0488.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0488
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0397.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0397
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=794766 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52201
BID 52201 GNU glibc 'nargs' Integer Overflow Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2013-12-10
http://www.phrack.org/issues.html?issue=67&id=9#article

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-0864

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


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