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    Debian: DSA-3887-1: glibc security update

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    The Qualys Research Labs discovered various problems in the dynamic linker of the GNU C Library which allow local privilege escalation by clashing the stack. For the full details, please refer to their advisory published at:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3887-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    June 19, 2017                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : glibc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000366
    
    The Qualys Research Labs discovered various problems in the dynamic
    linker of the GNU C Library which allow local privilege escalation by
    clashing the stack. For the full details, please refer to their advisory
    published at:
    https://www.qualys.com/2017/06/19/stack-clash/stack-clash.txt
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.19-18+deb8u10.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.24-11+deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your glibc packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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