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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-8777): GNU C Library regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-8777): GNU C Library regression

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/27/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The process_envvars function in elf/rtld.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allows local users to bypass a pointer-guarding protection mechanism via a zero value of the LD_POINTER_GUARD environment variable.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc-bin
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6-dev

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc-bin
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6-dev

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