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LIN5-19891 : Security Advisory - glibc - CVE-2014-6040

Created: Dec 14, 2014    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Feb 9, 2015
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Toolchain


GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.20 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via a multibyte character value of 0xffff to the iconv function when converting (1) IBM933, (2) IBM935, (3) IBM937, (4) IBM939, or (5) IBM1364 encoded data to UTF-8.

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