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F5 Networks: K51079478 (CVE-2015-8778): glibc vulnerability CVE-2015-8778

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F5 Networks: K51079478 (CVE-2015-8778): glibc vulnerability CVE-2015-8778

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

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)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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