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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2006-7252
Last Modified 26 Jul 2012 12:00:00
Published 25 Jul 2012 03:55:01
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-7252

Summary

Integer overflow in the calloc function in libc/stdlib/malloc.c in jemalloc in libc for FreeBSD 6.4 and NetBSD makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to perform memory-related attacks such as buffer overflows via a large size value, which triggers a memory allocation of one byte.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 6.4

  • Netbsd


References

CONFIRM - http://svnweb.freebsd.org/base?view=revision&revision=161263

MISC - http://kqueue.org/blog/2012/03/05/memory-allocator-security-revisited/


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:55:01