GNU C Library vulnerability

2017-06-29T00:00:00
ID USN-3323-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-06-29T00:00:00

Description

USN-3323-1 fixed a vulnerability in the GNU C Library. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that the GNU C library did not properly handle memory when processing environment variables for setuid programs. A local attacker could use this in combination with another vulnerability to gain administrative privileges.