GLSA-201706-19 : GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities (Stack Clash)

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-19
(GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GNU C Library.
Please review the CVE identifiers and Qualys’ security advisory
referenced below for details.

Impact :

An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process, escalate privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-19

Solution :

All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r4'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100945 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5180
CVE-2016-6323
CVE-2017-1000366

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