Integer overflow in the fts_build function in fts.c in libc in (1) OpenBSD 4.4 and earlier and (2) Microsoft Interix 6.0 build 10.0.6030.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a deep directory tree, related to the fts_level structure member, as demonstrated by (a) du, (b) rm, (c) chmod, and (d) chgrp on OpenBSD; and (e) SearchIndexer.exe on Vista Enterprise.
Published 2009-03-09 21:30:00
Updated 2018-10-11 21:01:55
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2009-0537

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 22
IPs affected by CVE-2009-0537 205,667
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-0537

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.16%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 51 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-0537

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
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CWE ids for CVE-2009-0537

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