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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1659: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1659: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/08/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer overflow in posix/fnmatch.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long UTF8 string that is used in an fnmatch call with a crafted pattern argument, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1071.

Solution(s)

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

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