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HistoryOct 03, 2023 - 5:25 p.m.

CVE-2023-4911 Glibc: buffer overflow in ld.so leading to privilege escalation

2023-10-0317:25:08
CWE-122
redhat
www.cve.org
3
glibc
buffer overflow
ld.so
privilege escalation
suid permission

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.016

Percentile

87.4%

A buffer overflow was discovered in the GNU C Library’s dynamic loader ld.so while processing the GLIBC_TUNABLES environment variable. This issue could allow a local attacker to use maliciously crafted GLIBC_TUNABLES environment variables when launching binaries with SUID permission to execute code with elevated privileges.

CNA Affected

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      {
        "status": "affected",
        "version": "2.34",
        "lessThan": "2.39",
        "versionType": "custom"
      }
    ],
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "collectionURL": "https://sourceware.org/git/glibc.git",
    "defaultStatus": "unaffected"
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:2.28-225.el8_8.6",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::crb",
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::baseos",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::appstream"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:2.28-225.el8_8.6",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::crb",
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::baseos",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:8::appstream"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 Extended Update Support",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
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        "version": "0:2.28-189.6.el8_6",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6::baseos",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6::crb",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6::appstream",
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhev_hypervisor:4.4::el8"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:2.34-60.el9_2.7",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::baseos",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::crb",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::appstream"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
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    "versions": [
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        "lessThan": "*",
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      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::baseos",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::crb",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:9::appstream"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0 Extended Update Support",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:2.34-28.el9_0.4",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:9.0::appstream",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:9.0::crb",
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.0::baseos"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:2.28-189.6.el8_6",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6::baseos",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6::crb",
      "cpe:/a:redhat:rhel_eus:8.6::appstream",
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhev_hypervisor:4.4::el8"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "redhat-release-virtualization-host",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
      {
        "version": "0:4.5.3-10.el8ev",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhev_hypervisor:4.4::el8"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "redhat-virtualization-host",
    "defaultStatus": "affected",
    "versions": [
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        "version": "0:4.5.3-202312060823_8.6",
        "lessThan": "*",
        "versionType": "rpm",
        "status": "unaffected"
      }
    ],
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:rhev_hypervisor:4.4::el8"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "unaffected",
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "compat-glibc",
    "defaultStatus": "unaffected",
    "cpes": [
      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7"
    ]
  },
  {
    "vendor": "Red Hat",
    "product": "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7",
    "collectionURL": "https://access.redhat.com/downloads/content/package-browser/",
    "packageName": "glibc",
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      "cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7"
    ]
  }
]

References

CVSS3

7.8

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

AI Score

8.1

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.016

Percentile

87.4%