GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-02-19T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201702-11
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-02-19T00:00:00

Description

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, disclose sensitive information, or cause a Denial of Service condition via multiple vectors.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r3"