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.