CVE-2014-5119

NameCVE-2014-5119
DescriptionOff-by-one error in the __gconv_translit_find function in gconv_trans.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the CHARSET environment variable and gconv transliteration modules.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-43-1, DSA-3012-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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, sid2.24-14fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u1highDLA-43-1
eglibcsourcewheezy2.13-38+deb7u4highDSA-3012-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.19-10medium

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/07/14/2
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-poisoned-nul-byte-2014-edition.html

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