CVE-2014-6040

Published: 02 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
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.19-0ubuntu6.4)
glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.20)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=41488498b6d9440ee66ab033808cce8323bba7ac