Multiple vulnerabilities in uClibC-ng



Published: 2022-09-23
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-29503
CVE-2022-29504
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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uClibC-ng
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor uclibc-ng.org

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU67597

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29503

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the pthread linuxthreads.old functionality. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

uClibC-ng: 1.0.40


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2022-1517

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU67598

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-29504

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the pthread linuxthreads functionality. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

uClibC-ng: 1.0.40


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2022-1517

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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