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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4237

sysdeps/posix/readdir_r.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.18 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) NTFS or (2) CIFS image.
Publish Date : 2013-10-09 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2014-1391 -- glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27027 unix
RHSA-2014:1391: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26605 unix
RHSA-2014:1391: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141391 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
SUSE-SU-2014:1119-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26877 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
USN-1991-1 -- eglibc vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19151 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4237

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Glibc 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Glibc 2.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Glibc 2.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Glibc 2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Glibc 2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Glibc 2.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Glibc 2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Glibc 2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Glibc 2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Glibc 2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 27

- References For CVE-2013-4237;a=commitdiff;h=91ce40854d0b7f865cf5024ef95a8026b76096f3 CONFIRM
BID 61729 GNU glibc CVE-2013-4237 Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-11-04
MLIST [oss-security] 20130812 Re: CVE Request -- glibc: Buffer overwrite when using readdir_r on file systems returning file names longer than NAME_MAX characters CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4237

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