CVE-2011-5320

NameCVE-2011-5320
Descriptionscanf and related functions in glibc before 2.15 allow local users to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a large string of 0s.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-165-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs553206

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)stretch2.24-11+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)2.24-11+deb9u1fixed
buster2.28-10fixed
bullseye, sid2.31-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u5DLA-165-1
eglibcsource(unstable)2.13-25553206
glibcsource(unstable)2.15

Notes

2.15 ist the first version recieving the fix, mark with upstream version which should
be handled correctly then by the tracker.
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13138
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/26/2
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commitdiff;h=3f8cc204fdd0
CVE assigned specific to the https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13138#c4 issue

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