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ELSA-2012-0126 Moderate: Oracle Linux glibc security update

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ELSA-2012-0126 Moderate: Oracle Linux glibc security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/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

** DISPUTED ** ldd in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file linked with a modified loader that omits certain LD_TRACE_LOADED_OBJECTS checks. NOTE: the GNU C Library vendor states "This is just nonsense. There are a gazillion other ways to introduce code if people are downloading arbitrary binaries and install them in appropriate directories or set LD_LIBRARY_PATH etc."

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-utils
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-nscd

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