Ubuntu 5768-1: GNU C Library vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5768-1
December 08, 2022

glibc vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in GNU C Library.

Software Description:
- glibc: GNU C Library

Details:

Jan Engelhardt, Tavis Ormandy, and others discovered that the GNU C Library
iconv feature incorrectly handled certain input sequences. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to hang or crash,
resulting in a denial of service.  (CVE-2016-10228, CVE-2019-25013,
CVE-2020-27618)

It was discovered that the GNU C Library did not properly handled DNS
responses when ENDS0 is enabled. An attacker could possibly use this issue
to cause fragmentation-based attacks. (CVE-2017-12132)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  libc6                           2.23-0ubuntu11.3+esm3

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5768-1
  CVE-2016-10228, CVE-2017-12132, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-27618

Ubuntu 5768-1: GNU C Library vulnerabilities

December 8, 2022
Several security issues were fixed in GNU C Library.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in GNU C Library. Software Description: - glibc: GNU C Library Details: Jan Engelhardt, Tavis Ormandy, and others discovered that the GNU C Library iconv feature incorrectly handled certain input sequences. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the GNU C Library to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10228, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-27618) It was discovered that the GNU C Library did not properly handled DNS responses when ENDS0 is enabled. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause fragmentation-based attacks. (CVE-2017-12132)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: libc6 2.23-0ubuntu11.3+esm3 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5768-1

CVE-2016-10228, CVE-2017-12132, CVE-2019-25013, CVE-2020-27618

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5768-1

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