#VU27033 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2020-04-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27033

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-1751

CWE-ID: CWE-787

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Glibc
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: GNU

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the "backtrace" function when handling signal trampolines on PowerPC. A remote attacker can trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Glibc: 2.0 - 2.30


CPE

External links
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2020-1751
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=25423


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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