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.
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ReferencesDLA-165-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs684889

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
bullseye2.31-4fixed
sid2.31-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u5DLA-165-1
eglibcsource(unstable)2.13-36684889
glibcsource(unstable)2.13-36

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