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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-6485: Moderate: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2018:3092)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-6485: Moderate: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2018:3092)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/01/2018
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

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)

  • centos-upgrade-glibc
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-common
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo-common
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-static
  • centos-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • centos-upgrade-nscd

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