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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-6485) ELSA-2018-3092: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-6485) ELSA-2018-3092: glibc security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/01/2018
Created
05/08/2019
Added
11/06/2018
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

An integer overflow in the implementation of the posix_memalign in memalign functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.26 and earlier could cause these functions to return a pointer to a heap area that is too small, potentially leading to heap corruption.

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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