Low: glibc

2016-03-10T16:30:00
ID ALAS-2016-660
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2016-03-10T16:30:00

Description

Issue Overview:

It was discovered that the calloc implementation in glibc could return memory areas which contain non-zero bytes. This could result in unexpected application behavior such as hangs or crashes.

Affected Packages:

glibc

Issue Correction:
Run yum update glibc to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    glibc-debuginfo-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-debuginfo-common-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-devel-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-headers-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    nscd-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-utils-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-common-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686  
    glibc-static-2.17-106.167.amzn1.i686

src:  
    glibc-2.17-106.167.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    glibc-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-static-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-headers-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-utils-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-devel-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-common-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-debuginfo-common-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    nscd-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64  
    glibc-debuginfo-2.17-106.167.amzn1.x86_64