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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-5276: gcc Predictable randomness from stdrandom_device

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-5276: gcc Predictable randomness from stdrandom_device

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/20/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

The std::random_device class in libstdc++ in the GNU Compiler Collection (aka GCC) before 4.9.4 does not properly handle short reads from blocking sources, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to predict the random values via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-gcc

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