Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the GNU C Library, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||sys-libs/glibc on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.23-r4|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.23-r4|
The GNU C library is the standard C library used by Gentoo Linux systems.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the GNU C Library. Please review the CVE identifiers and Qualys’ security advisory referenced below for details.
An attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, escalate privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All GNU C Library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r4"