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SUSE: CVE-2015-8983: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/20/2017
Created
03/24/2022
Added
03/22/2022
Modified
03/22/2022

Description

Integer overflow in the _IO_wstr_overflow function in libio/wstrops.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.22 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to computing a size in bytes, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-glibc
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-html
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-i18ndata
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-info
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-locale-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile
  • suse-upgrade-glibc-profile-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-nscd

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