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CVE-2013-0242

CVE information

Published

9 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

Buffer overflow in the extend_buffers function in the regular expression matcher (posix/regexec.c) in glibc, possibly 2.17 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via crafted multibyte characters..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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