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CVE-2014-6040

Published: 2 September 2014

GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.20 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a multibyte character value of "0xffff" to the iconv function when converting (1) IBM933, (2) IBM935, (3) IBM937, (4) IBM939, or (5) IBM1364 encoded data to UTF-8.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
eglibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid
Released (2.11.1-0ubuntu7.19)
precise
Released (2.15-0ubuntu10.9)
trusty
Released (2.19-0ubuntu6.4)
upstream Needs triage

utopic Does not exist

glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.20)
utopic
Released (2.19-10ubuntu2.1)