Uncontrolled Recursion Affecting glibc package, versions *


low
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DEBIAN10-GLIBC-338106

  • published

    26 Feb 2019

  • disclosed

    26 Feb 2019

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 glibc.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream glibc package.

** DISPUTED ** In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 in posix/regexec.c has Uncontrolled Recursion, as demonstrated by '(|)(\1\1)*' in grep, a different issue than CVE-2018-20796. NOTE: the software maintainer disputes that this is a vulnerability because the behavior occurs only with a crafted pattern.