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Debian: CVE-2015-8778: glibc -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2015-8778: glibc -- security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2016
Modified
03/23/2020

Description

Integer overflow in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via the size argument to the __hcreate_r function, which triggers out-of-bounds heap-memory access.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-eglibc
  • debian-upgrade-glibc

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