CVE-2017-15670

Published: 20 October 2017

The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains an off-by-one error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function in glob.c, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

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/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=c369d66e5426a30e4725b100d5cd28e372754f90 (master)
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=a76376df7c07e577a9515c3faa5dbd50bda5da07 (release/2.26/master)
Upstream: https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=1f523e3c6efd673bdd05cbec85ff6ba178ba6e08 (release/2.24/master)