CVE-2009-5029

NameCVE-2009-5029
DescriptionInteger overflow in the __tzfile_read function in glibc before 2.15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted timezone (TZ) file, as demonstrated using vsftpd.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs656108

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)buster2.28-10+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2.28-10+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2.31-13+deb11u8fixed
bullseye (security)2.31-13+deb11u7fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)2.36-9+deb12u4fixed
sid, trixie2.37-15fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-3
eglibcsource(unstable)2.13-24low656108
glibcsource(unstable)2.13-24

Notes

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-5029.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735850

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