GLSA-201706-19 : GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities (Stack Clash)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100945
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, escalate privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r4'