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Debian: DSA-3887-1: glibc security update

Date 19 Jun 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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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