GNU C Library 5.0.9/5.2.18/5.3.12 Natural Language Service memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in GNU C Library 5.0.9/5.2.18/5.3.12 (Software Library). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Natural Language Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

buffer overflow in nls (natural language service).

The weakness was presented 02/13/1997. This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-0041. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 711), X-Force (450) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-559).

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  • Cray Unicos
  • Cray Unicos Max
  • GNU Libc
  • IBM AIX
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Slackware Linux

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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02/13/1997 🔍
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Sourcesinfoedit

Vendor: https://www.gnu.org/

Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0041 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 711
X-Force: 450
Vulnerability Center: 559 - Multiple Vendor Natural Language Service (NLS) Vulnerability, Medium

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Created: 06/18/2014 12:58 AM
Updated: 02/15/2019 01:53 PM
Changes: (1) source_securityfocus
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