Security update for glibc (important)

2017-06-21T03:09:06
ID OPENSUSE-SU-2017:1629-1
Type suse
Reporter Suse
Modified 2017-06-21T03:09:06

Description

This update for glibc fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2017-1000366: Fix a potential privilege escalation vulnerability that allowed unprivileged system users to manipulate the stack of setuid binaries to gain special privileges. [bsc#1039357]

  • A bug in glibc that could result in deadlocks between malloc() and fork() has been fixed. [bsc#1040043]

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.