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|Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201903-09 ] GNU C Library
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: GNU C Library: Arbitrary descriptor allocation (GLSA 201903-09)
A vulnerability in the GNU C Library could result in a Denial of
The GNU C library is the standard C library used by Gentoo Linux
Vulnerable: < 2.26.0
Unaffected: >= 2.26.0
Architectures: All supported architectures
A vulnerability was discovered in the GNU C Library functions xdr_bytes
A remote attacker, by sending a crafted UDP packet, could cause a Denial
of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.26.0"