USN-5310-2: GNU C Library vulnerabilities
7 March 2022
Several security issues were fixed in GNU C Library.
- glibc - GNU C Library
USN-5310-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in GNU. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that the GNU C library getcwd function incorrectly
handled buffers. An attacker could use this issue to cause the GNU C
Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-3999)
It was discovered that the GNU C Library sunrpc module incorrectly handled
buffer lengths. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause the GNU
C Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-23218,
- USN-5310-1: locales, glibc, libc6-lse, libc6-dev, libc6-dev-s390, libc6-dev-i386, libc-dev-bin, libc6-armel, libc6-amd64, libc6-s390, nscd, libc6-prof, libc6-dev-x32, libc6-dev-amd64, libc6, libc-bin, libc-devtools, glibc-source, libc6-pic, locales-all, libc6-i386, multiarch-support, libc6-dev-armel, glibc-doc, libc6-x32