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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201903-09 ] GNU C Library Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: GNU C Library: Arbitrary descriptor allocation (GLSA 201903-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-03-14
Bug(s): #617938
ID: 201903-09

Synopsis

A vulnerability in the GNU C Library could result in a Denial of
Service condition.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: sys-libs/glibc
Vulnerable: < 2.26.0
Unaffected: >= 2.26.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability was discovered in the GNU C Library functions xdr_bytes
and xdr_string.


Impact

A remote attacker, by sending a crafted UDP packet, could 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-2.26.0"
   


References

CVE-2018-19591
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