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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6485: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1109)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6485: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1109)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/01/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/07/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

An integer overflow in the implementation of the posix_memalign in memalign functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.26 and earlier could cause these functions to return a pointer to a heap area that is too small, potentially leading to heap corruption.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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