CVE Reference: CVE-2009-4881

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CVE-2009-4881

Description:
Integer overflow in the __vstrfmon_l function in stdlib/strfmon_l.c in the strfmon implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.10.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted format string, as demonstrated by the %99999999999999999999n string, a related issue to CVE-2008-1391.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/59241

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:111

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201011-01.xml

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2058

CONFIRM
  http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=153aa31b93be22e01b236375fb02a9f9b9a0195f
  http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10600


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