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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-3999: GNU C Library: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2021-3999: GNU C Library: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/14/2022
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/16/2022
Modified
09/01/2022

Description

A flaw was found in glibc. An off-by-one buffer overflow and underflow in getcwd() may lead to memory corruption when the size of the buffer is exactly 1. A local attacker who can control the input buffer and size passed to getcwd() in a setuid program could use this flaw to potentially execute arbitrary code and escalate their privileges on the system.

Solution(s)

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

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