Out-of-bounds Read Affecting glibc package, versions <0:2.28-151.el8



    Attack Complexity Low

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.29% (65th percentile)
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9.8 critical
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Red Hat
6.5 medium
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5.1 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-GLIBC-2098317
  • published 26 Jul 2021
  • disclosed 20 Jan 2019

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 glibc to version 0:2.28-151.el8 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream glibc package and not the glibc package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, proceed_next_node in posix/regexec.c has a heap-based buffer over-read via an attempted case-insensitive regular-expression match.