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LIN10-2303 : Security Advisory - glibc - CVE-2017-15670

Created: Oct 23, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jul 11, 2018
Previous ID: LIN9-5624
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux LTS 17
Component/s: Toolchain


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.

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