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CVE-2024-33601 Deserialization of untrusted data

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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nscd: netgroup cache may terminate daemon on memory allocation failure The Name Service Cache Daemon's (nscd) netgroup cache uses xmalloc or xrealloc and these functions may terminate the process due to a memory allocation failure resulting in a denial of service to the clients. The flaw was introduced in glibc 2.15 when the cache was added to nscd. This vulnerability is only present in the nscd binary.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=blob;f=advisories/GLIBC-SA-2024-0007
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20240524-0014/
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Deserialization of untrusted data

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v25
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS v37.5
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499 - Endpoint Denial of Service
T1498 - Network Denial of Service
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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