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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15670: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1017)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15670: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1017)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2018
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains an off-by-one error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function in glob.c, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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