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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15804: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1017)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15804: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1017)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/22/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2018
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The glob function in glob.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains a buffer overflow during unescaping of user names with the ~ operator.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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