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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-10739) ELSA-2019-2118: glibc security and bug fix update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-10739) ELSA-2019-2118: glibc security and bug fix update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/21/2019
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
07/21/2020

Description

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, the getaddrinfo function would successfully parse a string that contained an IPv4 address followed by whitespace and arbitrary characters, which could lead applications to incorrectly assume that it had parsed a valid string, without the possibility of embedded HTTP headers or other potentially dangerous substrings.

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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