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cve[email protected]CVE-2016-10228
HistoryMar 02, 2017 - 1:59 a.m.

CVE-2016-10228

2017-03-0201:59:00
CWE-20
web.nvd.nist.gov
168
6
iconv
gnu c library
glibc
libc6
cve-2016-10228
denial of service
nvd

CVSS2

4.3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

5.9

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

6.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.007

Percentile

80.2%

The iconv program in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.31 and earlier, when invoked with multiple suffixes in the destination encoding (TRANSLATE or IGNORE) along with the -c option, enters an infinite loop when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences, leading to a denial of service.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
gnuglibcRange2.25
CPENameOperatorVersion
gnu:glibcgnu glibcle2.25

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CVSS2

4.3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS3

5.9

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

6.3

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.007

Percentile

80.2%