GLSA-201702-11 : GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201702-11
(GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-11

Solution :

All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97254 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9761
CVE-2015-5277
CVE-2015-8776
CVE-2015-8777
CVE-2015-8778
CVE-2015-8779
CVE-2016-1234
CVE-2016-3075

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