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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1095: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1095: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/09/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

locale/programs/locale.c in locale in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.13 does not quote its output, which might allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted localization environment variable, in conjunction with a program that executes a script that uses the eval function.

Solution(s)

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

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