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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-6485: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2018-6485: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/01/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2018
Modified
04/25/2019

Description

An integer overflow in the implementation of the posix_memalign in memalign functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.26 and earlier could cause these functions to return a pointer to a heap area that is too small, potentially leading to heap corruption.

Solution(s)

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

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