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F5 Networks: K71877858 (CVE-2015-8982): glibc vulnerability CVE-2015-8982

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F5 Networks: K71877858 (CVE-2015-8982): glibc vulnerability CVE-2015-8982

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/15/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/23/2017
Modified
06/07/2018

Description

Integer overflow in the strxfrm function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.21 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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