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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-5119

Off-by-one error in the __gconv_translit_find function in gconv_trans.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the CHARSET environment variable and gconv transliteration modules.
Publish Date : 2014-08-29 Last Update Date : 2017-01-06
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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 Code
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3012-1 eglibc - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26688 unix
ELSA-2014-1110 -- glibc security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27192 unix
RHSA-2014:1110: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26388 unix
RHSA-2014:1110: glibc security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20141110 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-2014:1125-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26789 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1122-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26627 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:1129-1 -- Security update for glibc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25924 unix
USN-2328-1 -- eglibc vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25837 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-2014-5119

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 1

- References For CVE-2014-5119
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1110
GENTOO GLSA-201602-02
BID 69738 RETIRED: Cisco Unified Communications Manager Local Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-10-14
BID 68983 GNU glibc '__gconv_translit_find()' Function Local Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2015-01-28
MLIST [oss-security] 20170713 glibc locale issues
MLIST [oss-security] 20170713 Re: [CVE Request] glibc iconv_open buffer overflow (was: Re: Re: glibc locale issues)
CISCO 20140910 Cisco Unified Communications Manager glibc Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability
FULLDISC 20140826 CVE-2014-5119 glibc __gconv_translit_find() exploit
REDHAT RHSA-2014:1118

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-5119

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