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CVE-2017-15671

Description

The glob function in glob.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27, when invoked with GLOB_TILDE, could skip freeing allocated memory when processing the ~ operator with a long user name, potentially leading to a denial of service (memory leak).

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 5.9
Publish Date: Oct 20, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: Oct 24, 2017

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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