#VU61294 Buffer overflow


Published: 2022-03-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61294

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-23218

CWE-ID: CWE-119

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 execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the svcunix_create() in the sunrpc module ib glibc. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application that is using the affected library version, 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

Glibc: 2.0 - 2.34.9000


CPE

External links
http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=28768


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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