RHEL 7 : glibc (RHSA-2018:3092)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118527
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for glibc is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The glibc packages provide the standard C libraries (libc), POSIX
thread libraries (libpthread), standard math libraries (libm), and the
name service cache daemon (nscd) used by multiple programs on the
system. Without these libraries, the Linux system cannot function
Security Fix(es) :
* glibc: Incorrect handling of RPATH in elf/dl-load.c can be used to
execute code loaded from arbitrary libraries (CVE-2017-16997)
* glibc: Integer overflow in posix_memalign in memalign functions
* glibc: Integer overflow in stdlib/canonicalize.c on 32-bit
architectures leading to stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2018-11236)
* glibc: Buffer overflow in __mempcpy_avx512_no_vzeroupper
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a
CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s)
listed in the References section.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.