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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-06 ] glibc Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201908-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2019-08-15
Bug(s): #609386, #635012, #672228
ID: 201908-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in glibc, the worst of
which could result in a Denial of Service condition.


Background

glibc is a package that contains the GNU C library.

Affected Packages

Package: sys-libs/glibc
Vulnerable: < 2.28-r4
Unaffected: >= 2.28-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

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-2.28-r4"
   


References

CVE-2015-8985
CVE-2016-6263
CVE-2018-19591
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