Bug 1196745 (CVE-2011-5320) - CVE-2011-5320 glibc: scanf implementation crashes on certain inputs
Summary: CVE-2011-5320 glibc: scanf implementation crashes on certain inputs
Alias: CVE-2011-5320
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: 1188240 1196746
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Reported: 2015-02-26 16:13 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2021-09-09 11:37 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: glibc 2.15
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2018-02-08 04:00:09 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Sourceware 13138 0 None None None Never

Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-26 16:13:27 UTC
It was reported [1] that scanf and related functions are crashing due to a bug [2] in glibc.

[1]: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/686
[2]: https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13138

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2015-07-17 05:55:58 UTC

This issue affects the version of glibc package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this issue. This issue did not affect the versions of glibc as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Extended Life Cycle phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.

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