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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8778) (Multiple Advisories): glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8778) (Multiple Advisories): glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/19/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Integer overflow in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via the size argument to the __hcreate_r function, which triggers out-of-bounds heap-memory access.

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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