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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Glibc Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
GNU Glibc Stack Exhaustion Flaw in regcomp() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024832
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024832
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4051, CVE-2010-4052   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 8 2010
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.12.1, possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Glibc. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can supply specially crafted data to an application that uses the regcomp() function to cause the target application to consume excessive stack memory and crash.

Maksymilian Arciemowicz reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.gnu.org/software/libc/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 11 2014 (Juniper Issues Fix for Junos) GNU Glibc Stack Exhaustion Flaw in regcomp() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Juniper has issued a fix for JUNOS.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 08 Dec 2010 19:15:51 +0000
Subject:  glibc


GNU libc regcomp() stack exhaustion denial of service

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/912279

CVE-2010-4051
CVE-2010-4052
 
 


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