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Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:40:07 +0000 (UTC)
From: mancha <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Three integer overflows in glibc memory allocator

Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...> writes:
> On 09/11/2013 05:49 AM, Will Newton wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I recently discovered three integer overflow issues in the glibc 
> > memory allocator functions pvalloc, valloc and 
> > posix_memalign/memalign/aligned_alloc. These issues cause a large 
> > allocation size to wrap around and cause a wrong sized allocation
> > and heap corruption. The issues are fixed in glibc mainline.
> > 
> > The relevant glibc bugzilla entries are here:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Thanks,
> CVE MERGE, same researcher, version and vuln type.
> Please use CVE-2013-4332  for this issue.

Kurt, vendors, et al. -

I've consolidated upstream fixes for these three integer
overflow vulnerabilities in a port to glibc 2.17 and placed
it here:

Upstream fixes:


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