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Ubuntu: USN-3534-1 (CVE-2017-1000408): GNU C Library vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3534-1 (CVE-2017-1000408): GNU C Library vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/12/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/18/2018
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

A memory leak in glibc 2.1.1 (released on May 24, 1999) can be reached and amplified through the LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable. Please note that many versions of glibc are not vulnerable to this issue if patched for CVE-2017-1000366.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6

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