Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') Affecting glibc package, versions <0:2.28-151.el8
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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-GLIBC-2098195
- published 26 Jul 2021
- disclosed 25 Jan 2017
Introduced: 25 Jan 2017CVE-2016-10228 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
glibc to version 0:2.28-151.el8 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
glibc package and not the
glibc package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
The iconv program in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.31 and earlier, when invoked with multiple suffixes in the destination encoding (TRANSLATE or IGNORE) along with the -c option, enters an infinite loop when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences, leading to a denial of service.