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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-35942: Moderate: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-4358)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-35942: Moderate: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2021-4358)

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/22/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/20/2022

Description

The wordexp function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc) through 2.33 may crash or read arbitrary memory in parse_param (in posix/wordexp.c) when called with an untrusted, crafted pattern, potentially resulting in a denial of service or disclosure of information. This occurs because atoi was used but strtoul should have been used to ensure correct calculations.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-compat-libpthread-nonshared
  • alma-upgrade-glibc-benchtests
  • alma-upgrade-glibc-nss-devel
  • alma-upgrade-glibc-static
  • alma-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • alma-upgrade-nss_hesiod

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