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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-02 ] glibc Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201804-02)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2018-04-04
Bug(s): #632556, #634920, #635118, #641644, #644278, #646490, #646492
ID: 201804-02

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in glibc, the worst of
which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

glibc is a package that contains the GNU C library.

Affected Packages

Package: sys-libs/glibc
Vulnerable: < 2.25-r11
Unaffected: >= 2.25-r11
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code, escalate privileges,
cause a Denial of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.


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-2.25-r11"
   


References

CVE-2017-14062
CVE-2017-15670
CVE-2017-15671
CVE-2017-15804
CVE-2017-16997

CVE-2018-1000001

CVE-2018-6485
CVE-2018-6551
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