CVE-2018-6485

Public on 2018-04-05
Modified on 2018-12-07
Description
An integer overflow in the implementation of the posix_memalign in memalign functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.26 and earlier could cause these functions to return a pointer to a heap area that is too small, potentially leading to heap corruption.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 glibc 2018-04-05 17:24 ALAS2-2018-992
Amazon Linux 1 glibc 2018-12-06 00:24 ALAS-2018-1109

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H