CVE-2020-1752

NameCVE-2020-1752
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability introduced in glibc upstream version 2.14 was found in the way the tilde expansion was carried out. Directory paths containing an initial tilde followed by a valid username were affected by this issue. A local attacker could exploit this flaw by creating a specially crafted path that, when processed by the glob function, would potentially lead to arbitrary code execution. This was fixed in version 2.32.
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NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs953788

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)stretch2.24-11+deb9u4vulnerable
stretch (security)2.24-11+deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.28-10vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.31-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glibcsource(unstable)2.30-3953788

Notes

[buster] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=25414
Introduced in: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=f2962a71959fd254a7a223437ca4b63b9e81130c (2.14)
Fixed by: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=ddc650e9b3dc916eab417ce9f79e67337b05035c

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