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- Snyk ID SNYK-ORACLE8-GLIBC-5954607
- published 11 Oct 2023
- disclosed 12 Sep 2023
How to fix?
glibc to version 2:2.28-225.0.4.ksplice1.el8_8.6 or higher.
This issue was patched in
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
Oracle:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
A flaw was found in glibc. In an uncommon situation, the gaih_inet function may use memory that has been freed, resulting in an application crash. This issue is only exploitable when the getaddrinfo function is called and the hosts database in /etc/nsswitch.conf is configured with SUCCESS=continue or SUCCESS=merge.