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Debian: CVE-2015-8777: eglibc -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8777: eglibc -- security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2016
Modified
02/20/2019

Description

The process_envvars function in elf/rtld.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allows local users to bypass a pointer-guarding protection mechanism via a zero value of the LD_POINTER_GUARD environment variable.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-eglibc

References

  • debian-upgrade-eglibc

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