ID CVE-2017-1000366
Summary glibc contains a vulnerability that allows specially crafted LD_LIBRARY_PATH values to manipulate the heap/stack, causing them to alias, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution. Please note that additional hardening changes have been made to glibc to prevent manipulation of stack and heap memory but these issues are not directly exploitable, as such they have not been given a CVE. This affects glibc 2.25 and earlier.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_long_life:5.9
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_long_life:5.9
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (Server)
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:-:server
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.6
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.6
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:6.5
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_tus:6.5
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_aus:6.6
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_aus:6.6
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_eus:6.7
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_eus:6.7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.0 (7)
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.5
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.5
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.2
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:6.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 7.2
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.2
  • cpe:2.3:a:openstack:cloud_magnum_orchestration:7
    cpe:2.3:a:openstack:cloud_magnum_orchestration:7
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_point_of_sale:11.0:sp3
    cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_point_of_sale:11.0:sp3
  • cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp2
    cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:sp2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.0 Service Pack 3 Long Term Service Pack Support
    cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:11.0:sp3:-:-:ltss
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:sp4
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp1:-:-:ltss
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp1:-:-:ltss
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp2:-:-:ltss
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp2:-:-:ltss
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp2
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:12:sp2
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server_for_raspberry_pi:12:sp2
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server_for_raspberry_pi:12:sp2
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:11.0:sp4
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp2
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:sp2
  • cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_for_sap:12:sp1
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_for_sap:12:sp1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Service Pack 4 Long Term Service Pack Support
    cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:10:sp4:-:-:ltss
  • OpenSUSE Project Leap 42.2
    cpe:2.3:o:opensuse_project:leap:42.2
  • GNU glibc 2.25
    cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.25
CVSS
Base: 7.2
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
exploit-db via4
  • author Qualys Corporation
    date 2017-06-28
    description Linux Kernel (Debian 7/8/9/10 / Fedora 23/24/25 / CentOS 5.3/5.11/6.0/6.8/7.2.1511) - 'ldso_hwcap Stack Clash' Local Privilege Escalation
    file platforms/lin_x86/local/42274.c
    id 42274
    platform lin_x86
    port 0
    type local
  • author Qualys Corporation
    date 2017-06-28
    description Linux Kernel (Debian 7.7/8.5/9.0 / Ubuntu 14.04.2/16.04.2/17.04 / Fedora 22/25 / CentOS 7.3.1611) - 'ldso_hwcap_64 Stack Clash' Local Privilege Escalation
    file platforms/lin_x86-64/local/42275.c
    id 42275
    platform lin_x86-64
    port 0
    type local
  • author Qualys Corporation
    date 2017-06-28
    description Linux Kernel (Debian 9/10 / Ubuntu 14.04.5/16.04.2/17.04 / Fedora 23/24/25) - 'ldso_dynamic Stack Clash' Local Privilege Escalation
    file platforms/lin_x86/local/42276.c
    id 42276
    platform lin_x86
    port 0
    type local
redhat via4
advisories
  • bugzilla
    id 1452543
    title CVE-2017-1000366 glibc: heap/stack gap jumping via unbounded stack allocations
    oval
    AND
    • OR
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Client is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842001
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842002
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842003
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ComputeNode is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100842004
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment glibc is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480009
        • comment glibc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872006
      • AND
        • comment glibc-common is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480013
        • comment glibc-common is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872012
      • AND
        • comment glibc-devel is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480007
        • comment glibc-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872018
      • AND
        • comment glibc-headers is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480005
        • comment glibc-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872010
      • AND
        • comment glibc-static is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480011
        • comment glibc-static is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872008
      • AND
        • comment glibc-utils is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480015
        • comment glibc-utils is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872014
      • AND
        • comment nscd is earlier than 0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171480017
        • comment nscd is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872016
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2017:1480
    released 2017-06-19
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2017:1480: glibc security update (Important)
  • bugzilla
    id 1452543
    title CVE-2017-1000366 glibc: heap/stack gap jumping via unbounded stack allocations
    oval
    AND
    • OR
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Client is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675001
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675002
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Workstation is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675003
      • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ComputeNode is installed
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675004
    • OR
      • AND
        • comment glibc is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481009
        • comment glibc is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872006
      • AND
        • comment glibc-common is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481011
        • comment glibc-common is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872012
      • AND
        • comment glibc-devel is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481013
        • comment glibc-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872018
      • AND
        • comment glibc-headers is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481007
        • comment glibc-headers is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872010
      • AND
        • comment glibc-static is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481017
        • comment glibc-static is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872008
      • AND
        • comment glibc-utils is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481005
        • comment glibc-utils is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872014
      • AND
        • comment nscd is earlier than 0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20171481015
        • comment nscd is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
          oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20100872016
    rhsa
    id RHSA-2017:1481
    released 2017-06-19
    severity Important
    title RHSA-2017:1481: glibc security update (Important)
rpms
  • glibc-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • glibc-common-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • glibc-devel-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • glibc-headers-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • glibc-static-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • glibc-utils-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • nscd-0:2.12-1.209.el6_9.2
  • glibc-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
  • glibc-common-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
  • glibc-devel-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
  • glibc-headers-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
  • glibc-static-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
  • glibc-utils-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
  • nscd-0:2.17-157.el7_3.4
refmap via4
bid 99127
confirm
gentoo GLSA-201706-19
misc https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt
sectrack 1038712
Last major update 19-06-2017 - 12:29
Published 19-06-2017 - 12:29
Last modified 11-08-2017 - 21:29
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