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The process_envvars function in elf/rtld.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allows local users to bypass a pointer-guarding protection mechanism via a zero value of the LD_POINTER_GUARD environment variable.

Priority: Low
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: Jan 20, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Jan 22, 2016

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