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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4412

Integer overflow in string/strcoll_l.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.17 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2013-10-09 Last Update Date : 2019-06-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SUSE-SU-2013:1854-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25513 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1852-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25129 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1128-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26817 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1122-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26627 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1119-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26877 unix
USN-1991-1 -- eglibc vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19151 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-2012-4412

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Glibc 2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Glibc * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.10.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Glibc 2.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Glibc 2.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Glibc 2.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Glibc 2.14.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Glibc 2.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Glibc 2.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 26

- References For CVE-2012-4412
BUGTRAQ 20190613 SEC Consult SA-20190612-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in WAGO 852 Industrial Managed Switch Series
GENTOO GLSA-201503-04
FULLDISC 20190612 SEC Consult SA-20190612-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in WAGO 852 Industrial Managed Switch Series
MLIST [oss-security] 20130907 CVE Request -- glibc: strcoll() integer overflow leading to buffer overflow + another alloca() stack overflow issue (upstream #14547 && #14552) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4412

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