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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-5119: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-5119: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/29/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Off-by-one error in the __gconv_translit_find function in gconv_trans.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the CHARSET environment variable and gconv transliteration modules.

Solution(s)

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

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