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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-6485): GNU C Library vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-6485): GNU C Library vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/01/2018
Created
12/13/2019
Added
12/11/2019
Modified
08/05/2020

Description

An integer overflow in the implementation of the posix_memalign in memalign functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.26 and earlier could cause these functions to return a pointer to a heap area that is too small, potentially leading to heap corruption.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libc6

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