Vigil@nce - glibc: assertion error via parse_reg_exp
September 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 18/07/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force an assertion error via parse_reg_exp() of glibc, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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