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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-20796: glibc security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2018-20796: glibc security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/26/2019
Created
06/17/2020
Added
06/17/2020
Modified
06/17/2020

Description

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 in posix/regexec.c has Uncontrolled Recursion, as demonstrated by '(\227|)(\\1\\1|t1|\\\2537)+' in grep.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-glibc
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-glibc-common
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-glibc-static
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-nscd

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