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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10739: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2019-1320)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10739: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2019-1320)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/21/2019
Created
11/26/2019
Added
11/23/2019
Modified
11/23/2019

Description

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, the getaddrinfo function would successfully parse a string that contained an IPv4 address followed by whitespace and arbitrary characters, which could lead applications to incorrectly assume that it had parsed a valid string, without the possibility of embedded HTTP headers or other potentially dangerous substrings.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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