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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-19 ] GNU C Library Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201706-19)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2017-06-20
Bug(s): #608698, #608706, #622220
ID: 201706-19

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the GNU C Library, the
worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: sys-libs/glibc
Vulnerable: < 2.23-r4
Unaffected: >= 2.23-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GNU C Library.
Please review the CVE identifiers and Qualys’ security advisory
referenced below for details.


Impact

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, escalate privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r4"
   


References

CVE-2015-5180
CVE-2016-6323

CVE-2017-1000366


Qualys Security Advisory - The Stack Clash
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