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CVE Reference: CVE-2012-3480

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CVE-2012-3480

Description:
Multiple integer overflows in the (1) strtod, (2) strtof, (3) strtold, (4) strtod_l, and other unspecified "related functions" in stdlib in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.16 allow local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1589-1

ST
  1027374

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA50201
  Secunia Advisory: SA50422

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1325.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1262.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1208.html
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1207.html

OSVDB
  84710

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/13/6
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/13/4
  http://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2012-08/msg00202.html

MISC
  http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=14459

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-August/085190.html

BID
  54982


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