Integer Underflow Affecting glibc package, versions *


low
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN10-GLIBC-564233

  • published

    2 Apr 2020

  • disclosed

    1 Apr 2020

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 glibc.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream glibc package.

An exploitable signed comparison vulnerability exists in the ARMv7 memcpy() implementation of GNU glibc 2.30.9000. Calling memcpy() (on ARMv7 targets that utilize the GNU glibc implementation) with a negative value for the 'num' parameter results in a signed comparison vulnerability. If an attacker underflows the 'num' parameter to memcpy(), this vulnerability could lead to undefined behavior such as writing to out-of-bounds memory and potentially remote code execution. Furthermore, this memcpy() implementation allows for program execution to continue in scenarios where a segmentation fault or crash should have occurred. The dangers occur in that subsequent execution and iterations of this code will be executed with this corrupted data.