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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-GLIBCCOMMON-2346343
- published 19 Jan 2022
- disclosed 3 Dec 2017
How to fix?
glibc-common to version 0:2.28-164.el8_5.3 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
glibc-common package and not the
glibc-common package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
The deprecated compatibility function clnt_create in the sunrpc module of the GNU C Library (aka glibc) through 2.34 copies its hostname argument on the stack without validating its length, which may result in a buffer overflow, potentially resulting in a denial of service or (if an application is not built with a stack protector enabled) arbitrary code execution.