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PostPosted: Sun Mar 08, 2015 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201503-04 ] GNU C Library Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201503-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 08, 2015
Bug(s): #431218, #434408, #454862, #464634, #477330, #480734, #484646, #488084, #489234, #501196, #513090, #521930, #537990
ID: 201503-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU C Library, the
worst of which allowing a local attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause
a Denial of Service .


Background

The GNU C library is the standard C library used by Gentoo Linux
systems.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-libs/glibc
Vulnerable: < 2.19-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.19-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GNU C Library.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial
of Service condition,.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All glibc users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.19-r1"
   


References

CVE-2012-3404
CVE-2012-3405
CVE-2012-3406
CVE-2012-3480
CVE-2012-4412
CVE-2012-4424
CVE-2012-6656
CVE-2013-0242
CVE-2013-1914
CVE-2013-2207
CVE-2013-4237
CVE-2013-4332
CVE-2013-4458
CVE-2013-4788
CVE-2014-4043
CVE-2015-0235


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