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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4881

Integer overflow in the __vstrfmon_l function in stdlib/strfmon_l.c in the strfmon implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.10.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted format string, as demonstrated by the %99999999999999999999n string, a related issue to CVE-2008-1391.
Publish Date : 2010-06-01 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2058-1 glibc, eglibc -- multiple oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13533 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-4881

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 1.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 1.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Glibc 1.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc 1.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Glibc 1.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Glibc 1.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Glibc 1.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Glibc 1.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Glibc 1.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Glibc 1.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Glibc 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Glibc 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Glibc 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU Glibc 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application GNU Glibc 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application GNU Glibc 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application GNU Glibc 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application GNU Glibc 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application GNU Glibc 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application GNU Glibc 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application GNU Glibc 2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application GNU Glibc 2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 46

- References For CVE-2009-4881
XF gnuclibrary-vstrfmonl-overflow(59241)
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:111;a=commit;h=153aa31b93be22e01b236375fb02a9f9b9a0195f CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4881

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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