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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-11236: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1109)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-11236: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1109)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/18/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/07/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

stdlib/canonicalize.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.27 and earlier, when processing very long pathname arguments to the realpath function, could encounter an integer overflow on 32-bit architectures, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow and, potentially, arbitrary code execution.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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