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F5 Networks: K39204079 (CVE-2015-8983): GNU C Library vulnerability CVE-2015-8983

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F5 Networks: K39204079 (CVE-2015-8983): GNU C Library vulnerability CVE-2015-8983

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2017
Modified
06/07/2018

Description

Integer overflow in the _IO_wstr_overflow function in libio/wstrops.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.22 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to computing a size in bytes, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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