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SUSE: CVE-2014-7817: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The wordexp function in GNU C Library (aka glibc) 2.21 does not enforce the WRDE_NOCMD flag, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary commands, as demonstrated by input containing "$((`...`))".

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-glibc
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-static
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-extra
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-html
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-i18ndata
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-info
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-lang
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-base
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-base-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-x86
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-x86
  • suse-upgrade-libxcrypt
  • suse-upgrade-libxcrypt-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-nscd
  • suse-upgrade-pam-modules
  • suse-upgrade-pam-modules-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-pwdutils
  • suse-upgrade-pwdutils-plugin-audit

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