CVE-2012-3480

NameCVE-2012-3480
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in the (1) strtod, (2) strtof, (3) strtold, (4) strtod_l, and other unspecified "related functions" in stdlib in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.16 allow local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-165-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs684889

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
eglibc (PTS)wheezy2.13-38+deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)2.13-38+deb7u12fixed
glibc (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.19-18+deb8u10fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.24-11+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.24-17fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)2.13-36medium684889
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u5mediumDLA-165-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.13-36medium

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