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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-1000001): GNU C Library vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-1000001): GNU C Library vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/17/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/25/2018
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

In glibc 2.26 and earlier there is confusion in the usage of getcwd() by realpath() which can be used to write before the destination buffer leading to a buffer underflow and potential code execution.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6

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