Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:29:58 +0100 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Assign a CVE Identifier <cve-assign@...re.org> Subject: CVE request: glibc scanf implementation crashes on certain inputs This bug https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13138 causes scanf and related functions to crash when processing certain inputs. This happens with the numeric conversions (%d, %f and others), and includes valid numbers (ISO C allows crashes or worse on invalid inputs, but glibc is buggy even by this standard). The first glibc version which received the fix for this bug is 2.15. The bug was reported in 2011, so it should receive a CVE-2011-XXXX name. -- Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security
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