CVE-2016-6264

NameCVE-2016-6264
DescriptionInteger signedness error in libc/string/arm/memset.S in uClibc and uClibc-ng before 1.0.16 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a negative length value to the memset function.
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-561-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs811275

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
uclibc (PTS)jessie0.9.32-1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.0.20-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
uclibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
uclibcsourcewheezy0.9.32-1+deb7u1mediumDLA-561-1
uclibc-ngITP811275

Notes

Just for cross-compiling, not used for actual packages
http://repo.or.cz/uclibc-ng.git/commit/e3848e3dd64a8d6437531488fe341354bc02eaed
http://mailman.uclibc-ng.org/pipermail/devel/2016-July/001067.html
Fixed in 1.0.16 of uClibc-ng

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