Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 11:06:32 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Cc: Assign a CVE Identifier <cve-assign@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE assignment request for security bugs fixed in glibc 2.23 I'll assign these tomorrow unless Mitre gets to them first, the one request swbz#18928 is already several months old and shouldn't take this long. On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 11:04 AM, Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> wrote: > Hi, > > we are preparing the glibc 2.23 release upstream and have fixed the > following security bugs which, to my best knowledge, lack public CVE > assignment so far: > > Passing out of range data to strftime() causes a segfault > https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18985 > > Out-of-range time values passed to the strftime function may cause it to > crash, leading to a denial of service, or potentially disclosure > information. > > LD_POINTER_GUARD is not ignored for privileged binaries > https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18928 > > LD_POINTER_GUARD was an environment variable which controls > security-related behavior, but was not ignored for privileged binaries > (in AT_SECURE mode). This might allow local attackers (who can supply > the environment variable) to bypass intended security restrictions. > > hcreate((size_t)-1) should fail with ENOMEM > https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18240 > > This is an integer overflow in hcreate and hcreate_r which can result in > an out-of-bound memory access. This could lead to application crashes > or, potentially, arbitrary code execution. > > nan function unbounded stack allocation > https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=16962 > > A stack overflow (unbounded alloca) can cause applications which process > long strings with the nan function to crash or, potentially, execute > arbitrary code. > > catopen() Multiple unbounded stack allocations > https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17905 > > A stack overflow (unbounded alloca) in the catopen function can cause > applications which pass long strings to the catopen function to crash > or, potentially execute arbitrary code. > > > Several people have asked for CVE assignment for swbz#18928 on > oss-security already. > > Thanks, > Florian > -- -- Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 Red Hat Product Security contact: secalert@...hat.com
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