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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201503-04

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201503-04
Posted Mar 9, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201503-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU C Library, the worst of which allowing a local attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service. Versions less than 2.19-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2012-3404, CVE-2012-3405, CVE-2012-3406, CVE-2012-3480, CVE-2012-4412, CVE-2012-4424, CVE-2012-6656, CVE-2013-0242, CVE-2013-1914, CVE-2013-2207, CVE-2013-4237, CVE-2013-4332, CVE-2013-4458, CVE-2013-4788, CVE-2014-4043, CVE-2015-0235
MD5 | f85fc2ac92288c38034eb6f805166308

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201503-04

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Severity: Normal
Title: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: March 08, 2015
Bugs: #431218, #434408, #454862, #464634, #477330, #480734,
#484646, #488084, #489234, #501196, #513090, #521930, #537990
ID: 201503-04

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in GNU C Library, the worst
of which allowing a local attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service .

Background
==========

The GNU C library is the standard C library used by Gentoo Linux
systems.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 sys-libs/glibc < 2.19-r1 >= 2.19-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GNU C Library.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A local attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition,.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All glibc users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.19-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2012-3404
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3404
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-3405
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3405
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-3406
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3406
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-3480
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3480
[ 5 ] CVE-2012-4412
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4412
[ 6 ] CVE-2012-4424
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-4424
[ 7 ] CVE-2012-6656
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6656
[ 8 ] CVE-2013-0242
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0242
[ 9 ] CVE-2013-1914
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1914
[ 10 ] CVE-2013-2207
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2207
[ 11 ] CVE-2013-4237
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4237
[ 12 ] CVE-2013-4332
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4332
[ 13 ] CVE-2013-4458
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4458
[ 14 ] CVE-2013-4788
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4788
[ 15 ] CVE-2014-4043
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4043
[ 16 ] CVE-2015-0235
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2015-0235

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201503-04.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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