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Bug 386313 (CVE-2010-4756) - sys-libs/glibc: Denial of Service (CVE-2010-4756)
Summary: sys-libs/glibc: Denial of Service (CVE-2010-4756)
Alias: CVE-2010-4756
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [upstream]
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-10-08 14:02 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2014-06-14 22:45 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2011-10-08 14:02:32 UTC
CVE-2010-4756 (
  The glob implementation in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows
  remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory
  consumption) via crafted glob expressions that do not match any pathnames,
  as demonstrated by glob expressions in STAT commands to an FTP daemon, a
  different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2632.
Comment 1 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2012-04-13 23:43:27 UTC
sounds like Bug 340061.  so i would punt this for the same reason.
Comment 2 Mark Loeser (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2013-02-22 23:23:36 UTC
Agreed.  Nothing toolchain is going to do on this one.