Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2017-1000408

Assigned:2017-12-05
Published:2017-12-11
Updated:2018-02-15
Summary:A memory leak in glibc 2.1.1 (released on May 24, 1999) can be reached and amplified through the LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable. Please note that many versions of glibc are not vulnerable to this issue if patched for CVE-2017-1000366.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.8 High (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
6.9 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:R)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
4.0 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
3.5 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:U/RC:R)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:7.2 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
2.1 Low (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-399
References:Source: MLIST
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
[oss-security] 20171211 Qualys Security Advisory - Buffer overflow in glibc's ld.so

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
glibc-cve20171000408-dos(136318)

Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
43331

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20171000408
    V
    CVE-2017-1000408
    2018-02-18
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:20171000408000
    V
    CVE-2017-1000408 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - low.
    2018-01-31
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:20171000408000
    V
    CVE-2017-1000408 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - low.
    2018-01-31
    oval:com.ubuntu.artful:def:20171000408000
    V
    CVE-2017-1000408 on Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) - low.
    2018-01-31
    BACK
    gnu glibc 2.1.1
    gnu glibc 2.1.1