CVE-2021-37600

Published: 30 July 2021

** DISPUTED ** An integer overflow in util-linux through 2.37.1 can potentially cause a buffer overflow if an attacker were able to use system resources in a way that leads to a large number in the /proc/sysvipc/sem file. NOTE: this is unexploitable in GNU C Library environments, and possibly in all realistic environments.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
util-linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.36.1-8)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage

Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/commit/1c9143d0c1f979c3daf10e1c37b5b1e916c22a1c