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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-15670: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-15670: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2018
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains an off-by-one error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function in glob.c, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string.

Solution(s)

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

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