CVE-2009-4881

Published: 01 June 2010

Integer overflow in the __vstrfmon_l function in stdlib/strfmon_l.c in the strfmon implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.10.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted format string, as demonstrated by the %99999999999999999999n string, a related issue to CVE-2008-1391.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
eglibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.10.1)
glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=153aa31b93be22e01b236375fb02a9f9b9a0195f