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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1095

locale/programs/locale.c in locale in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.13 does not quote its output, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted localization environment variable, in conjunction with a program that executes a script that uses the eval function.
Publish Date : 2011-04-09 Last Update Date : 2018-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-08-20 2010-08-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1095 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0413 -- glibc security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27432 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0412 -- glibc security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27918 unix
ELSA-2011:0412: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23052 unix
ELSA-2011:0413: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23373 unix
RHSA-2011:0412: glibc security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110412 unix
RHSA-2011:0412: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21873 unix
RHSA-2011:0413: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21331 unix
RHSA-2011:0413: glibc security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110413 unix
RHSA-2012:0125: glibc security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120125 unix
VMSA-2011-0010 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12272 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20099 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20638 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-2011-1095

# 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 1.09.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Glibc 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Glibc 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU Glibc 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application GNU Glibc 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application GNU Glibc 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application GNU Glibc 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application GNU Glibc 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application GNU Glibc 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application GNU Glibc 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application GNU Glibc 2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application GNU Glibc 2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application GNU Glibc 2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application GNU Glibc 2.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application GNU Glibc 2.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application GNU Glibc 2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 57

- References For CVE-2011-1095 CONFIRM;a=patch;h=026373745eab50a683536d950cb7e17dc98c4259 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0412
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0413
GENTOO GLSA-201011-01
SECTRACK 1025286
MLIST [oss-security] 20110308 glibc locale escaping issue CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20110308 Re: glibc locale escaping issue
MLIST [oss-security] 20110308 Re: glibc locale escaping issue

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1095

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