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F5 Networks: K29241247 (CVE-2015-8984): GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2015-8984

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F5 Networks: K29241247 (CVE-2015-8984): GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2015-8984

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2017
Modified
06/07/2018

Description

The fnmatch function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.22 might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed pattern, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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