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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000366: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2017-844)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-1000366: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2017-844)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

glibc contains a vulnerability that allows specially crafted LD_LIBRARY_PATH values to manipulate the heap/stack, causing them to alias, potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution. Please note that additional hardening changes have been made to glibc to prevent manipulation of stack and heap memory but these issues are not directly exploitable, as such they have not been given a CVE. This affects glibc 2.25 and earlier.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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