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ELSA-2010-0872 Important: Oracle Linux glibc security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2010-0872 Important: Oracle Linux glibc security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/07/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

ld.so in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.11.3, and 2.12.x before 2.12.2, does not properly restrict use of the LD_AUDIT environment variable to reference dynamic shared objects (DSOs) as audit objects, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging an unsafe DSO located in a trusted library directory, as demonstrated by libpcprofile.so.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc-common
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nscd

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