Bug 1504804 (CVE-2017-15670)

Summary: CVE-2017-15670 glibc: Buffer overflow in glob with GLOB_TILDE
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: abetkike, aoliva, arjun.is, ashankar, codonell, dj, dmoppert, fweimer, glibc-bugzilla, jakub, kent, law, mbliss, mfabian, mnewsome, pfrankli, scorneli, security-response-team, sid, slawomir, srikar.betarapalli, yozone
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: glibc 2.27 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:29:45 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1504807, 1504809, 1504810    
Bug Blocks: 1504815    

Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-20 16:47:35 UTC
A buffer overflow vulnerability caused by an off-by-one error was found in glibc. It is possible that an attacker might use this to escalate his privileges or execute code.

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-20 16:55:10 UTC
Created glibc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1504807]

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2018-04-10 08:21:22 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:0805 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0805

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2018-06-19 04:49:48 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2018:1879 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1879