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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1089: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1089: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
04/09/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The addmntent function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier does not report an error status for failed attempts to write to the /etc/mtab file, which makes it easier for local users to trigger corruption of this file, as demonstrated by writes from a process with a small RLIMIT_FSIZE value, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-0296.

Solution(s)

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

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