CVE-2014-4043

NameCVE-2014-4043
DescriptionThe posix_spawn_file_actions_addopen function in glibc before 2.20 does not copy its path argument in accordance with the POSIX specification, which allows context-dependent attackers to trigger use-after-free vulnerabilities.
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, DSA-3169-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs751774

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)jessie2.19-18+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)2.19-18+deb8u10fixed
stretch2.24-11fixed
stretch (security)2.24-11+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.24-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u5highDLA-165-1
eglibcsourcewheezy2.13-38+deb7u8highDSA-3169-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.19-2low751774

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