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Ubuntu: USN-3534-1 (CVE-2017-15670): GNU C Library vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3534-1 (CVE-2017-15670): GNU C Library vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/20/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/18/2018
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains an off-by-one error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function in glob.c, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6

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