Gentoo: GLSA-201908-06: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date15 Aug 2019
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in glibc, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201908-06
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: glibc: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: August 15, 2019
         Bugs: #609386, #635012, #672228
           ID: 201908-06
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in glibc, the worst of which
    could result in a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    glibc is a package that contains the GNU C library.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  sys-libs/glibc              < 2.28-r4                 >= 2.28-r4 
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in glibc. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All glibc users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.28-r4"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2015-8985
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-8985
    [ 2 ] CVE-2016-6263
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-6263
    [ 3 ] CVE-2018-19591
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-19591
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-06
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
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    The contents of this document are licensed under the
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