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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-5029: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-5029: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer overflow in the __tzfile_read function in glibc before 2.15 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted timezone (TZ) file, as demonstrated using vsftpd.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-glibc

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