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CVE-2024-0684

Published: 6 February 2024

A flaw was found in the GNU coreutils "split" program. A heap overflow with user-controlled data of multiple hundred bytes in length could occur in the line_bytes_split() function, potentially leading to an application crash and denial of service.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
introduced in 40bf1591b ("split: prefer signed integers
to size_t") (v9.2)

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
coreutils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lunar Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Not vulnerable
(code not present)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/coreutils/coreutils/commit/c4c5ed8f4e9cd55a12966d4f520e3a13101637d9

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H