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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5229) (Multiple Advisories): glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5229) (Multiple Advisories): glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/08/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
01/22/2020

Description

The calloc function in the glibc package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 and 7.2 does not properly initialize memory areas, which might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (hang or crash) via unspecified vectors.

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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