CVE-2011-1095

Priority
Low
Description
locale/programs/locale.c in locale in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or
libc6) before 2.13 does not quote its output, which might allow local users
to gain privileges via a crafted localization environment variable, in
conjunction with a program that executes a script that uses the eval
function.
References
Bugs
Assigned-to
sbeattie
Package
Source: glibc (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):released (2.7-10ubuntu8.1)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal):DNE
Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Patches:
Upstream:http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=patch;h=026373745eab50a683536d950cb7e17dc98c4259
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.11.1-0ubuntu7.10)
Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal):not-affected (2.13-0ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot):not-affected (2.13-0ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (2.13-0ubuntu13)
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:21:55 UTC (commit 5347)