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ELSA-2012-0125 Moderate: Oracle Linux glibc security and bug fix update

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ELSA-2012-0125 Moderate: Oracle Linux glibc security and bug fix update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/14/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/23/2012
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

The encode_name macro in misc/mntent_r.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.11.1 and earlier, as used by ncpmount and mount.cifs, does not properly handle newline characters in mountpoint names, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (mtab corruption), or possibly modify mount options and gain privileges, via a crafted mount request.

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-profile
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nptl-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nscd

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