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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2012-57) (CVE-2012-0864)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2012-57) (CVE-2012-0864)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the vfprintf function in stdio-common/vfprintf.c in glibc 2.14 and other versions allows context-dependent attackers to bypass the FORTIFY_SOURCE protection mechanism, conduct format string attacks, and write to arbitrary memory via a large number of arguments.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nscd

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nscd

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