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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-27618: Moderate: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1585)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2020-27618: Moderate: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-1585)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/26/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

The iconv function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.32 and earlier, when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences in IBM1364, IBM1371, IBM1388, IBM1390, and IBM1399 encodings, fails to advance the input state, which could lead to an infinite loop in applications, resulting in a denial of service, a different vulnerability from CVE-2016-10228.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-glibc-benchtests
  • alma-upgrade-glibc-nss-devel
  • alma-upgrade-glibc-static
  • alma-upgrade-nss_hesiod

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