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CVE-2013-0221

Published: 23 November 2013

The SUSE coreutils-i18n.patch for GNU coreutils allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and crash) via a long string to the sort command, when using the (1) -d or (2) -M switch, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow in the alloca function.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
coreutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage