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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8984

The fnmatch function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.22 might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed pattern, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.
Publish Date : 2017-03-20 Last Update Date : 2017-03-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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 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 Service
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8984

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 1

- References For CVE-2015-8984

https://www.sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2015-08/msg00609.html
MLIST [libc-alpha] 20150814 The GNU C Library version 2.22 is now available
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=4a28f4d55a6cc33474c0792fe93b5942d81bf185 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/26/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20150226 CVE request: glibc: potential application crash due to overread in fnmatch
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18032 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72789
BID 72789 GNU glibc 'fnmatch_loop.c' Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-03-28
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/14/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20170214 Re: Pending CVE requests for glibc

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8984

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


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