Use After Free Affecting glib2 package, versions <0:2.56.4-159.0.1.el8



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.23% (61st percentile)
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8.8 high
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8.8 high
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Red Hat
8.8 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-GLIB2-3120045
  • published 16 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 1 Nov 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 glib2 to version 0:2.56.4-159.0.1.el8 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2022-7704.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream glib2 package and not the glib2 package as distributed by Oracle. See How to fix? for Oracle:8 relevant fixed versions and status.

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