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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2022-23219

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

The deprecated compatibility function "clnt_create" in the "sunrpc" module of the GNU C Library (aka glibc) through 2.34 copies its hostname argument on the stack without validating its length, which may result in a buffer overflow, potentially resulting in a denial of service or (if an application is not built with a stack protector enabled) arbitrary code execution.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published