CVE-2017-15670

Source
Severity High
Remote Yes
Type Arbitrary code execution
Description
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.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-460 glibc, lib32-glibc 2.26-8 2.26-9 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
10 Jan 2018 ASA-201801-9 AVG-460 glibc High multiple issues
10 Jan 2018 ASA-201801-8 AVG-460 lib32-glibc High multiple issues
References
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q4/119
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=22320
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1504804
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commitdiff;h=a76376df7c07e577a9515c3faa5dbd50bda5da07
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnulib.git/commit/?id=2d1bd71ec70a31b01d01b734faa66bb1ed28961f