CVE-2017-1000408

Published: 13 December 2017

A memory leak in glibc 2.1.1 (released on May 24, 1999) can be reached and amplified through the LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable. Please note that many versions of glibc are not vulnerable to this issue if patched for CVE-2017-1000366.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
eglibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.19-0ubuntu6.14)
glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.27)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(2.27-3ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(2.27-3ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(2.27-3ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.23-0ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=8a0b17e48b83e933960dfeb8fa08b259f03f310e