Vulnerability identifier: #VU50075
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a reachable assertion within the iconv function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) when processing invalid input sequences in the ISO-2022-JP-3 encoding. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger an assertion failure and crash the affected application.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.
Vulnerable software versions
Glibc: 2.0 - 2.32.9000
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?