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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5277: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5277: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The get_contents function in nss_files/files-XXX.c in the Name Service Switch (NSS) in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.20 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) or gain privileges via a long line in the NSS files database.

Solution(s)

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

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