Resource Management Errors Affecting glibc package, versions <2.19-4


low
  • Exploit Maturity

    Mature

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN10-GLIBC-356671

  • published

    13 Jan 2011

  • disclosed

    13 Jan 2011

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:10 glibc to version 2.19-4 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream glibc package. See How to fix? for Debian:10 relevant versions.

Stack consumption vulnerability in the regcomp implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.11.3, and 2.12.x through 2.12.2, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via a regular expression containing adjacent repetition operators, as demonstrated by a {10,}{10,}{10,}{10,} sequence in the proftpd.gnu.c exploit for ProFTPD.