Upstream information

CVE-2011-1071 at MITRE

Description

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.12.2 and Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC) allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a long UTF8 string that is used in an fnmatch call, aka a "stack extension attack," a related issue to CVE-2010-2898, CVE-2010-1917, and CVE-2007-4782, as originally reported for use of this library by Google Chrome.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 625835 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 860905 [VERIFIED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • glibc >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.1-0.38.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.1-0.38.1
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.1-0.38.1
  • libxcrypt >= 3.0.3-0.4.1
  • libxcrypt-32bit >= 3.0.3-0.4.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.1-0.30.1
  • pam-modules >= 11-1.18.1
  • pam-modules-32bit >= 11-1.18.1
  • pwdutils >= 3.2.8-0.4.1
  • pwdutils-plugin-audit >= 3.2.8-0.4.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-glibc


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 glibc Released
SLED-10-SP4 glibc Released
SLES-10-SP3 glibc Released
SLES-10-SP4 glibc Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 glibc Released