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CVE-2015-8985

Published: 20 March 2017

The pop_fail_stack function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application crash) via vectors related to extended regular expression processing.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 5.9

Status

Package Release Status
eglibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty Needs triage

upstream Needed

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic Needed

cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.28-0ubuntu1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.28)
xenial Needed

yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
PoC testcase in upstream bug report
fix commit possibly introduced regression addressed by
bc680b336971305cb39896b30d72dc7101b62242

References

Bugs