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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1914

Stack-based buffer overflow in the getaddrinfo function in sysdeps/posix/getaddrinfo.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.17 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a (1) hostname or (2) IP address that triggers a large number of domain conversion results.
Publish Date : 2013-04-29 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0769 -- glibc security and bug fix update (low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27367 unix
DEPRECATED: RHSA-2013:1605 -- glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26695 unix
ELSA-2013-1605 -- glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27188 unix
ELSA-2013:0769: glibc security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23352 unix
RHSA-2013-1605: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26244 unix
RHSA-2013:0769: glibc security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20773 unix
RHSA-2013:0769: glibc security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130769 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0858-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25931 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1251-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25868 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1287-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25222 unix
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
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-2013-1914

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Glibc 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Glibc 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Glibc 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Glibc 2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Glibc 2.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Glibc 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Glibc 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Glibc 2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Glibc 2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Glibc 2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Glibc 2.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Glibc 2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU Glibc 2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU Glibc 2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU Glibc 2.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU Glibc 2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU Glibc 2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU Glibc 2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 36

- References For CVE-2013-1914
MLIST [oss-security] 20130403 Re: CVE Request: glibc getaddrinfo() stack overflow
GENTOO GLSA-201503-04
BID 58839 GNU glibc 'getaddrinfo()' Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-09-10
MLIST [oss-security] 20130403 CVE Request: glibc getaddrinfo() stack overflow
MLIST [oss-security] 20130405 Re: CVE Request: glibc getaddrinfo() stack overflow CONFIRM;a=commitdiff;h=1cef1b19089528db11f221e938f60b9b048945d7 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0769
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1605

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1914

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

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