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- Snyk ID SNYK-UBUNTU1804-GLIBC-345677
- published 26 Feb 2019
- disclosed 26 Feb 2019
How to fix?
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How to fix? for
Ubuntu:18.04 relevant fixed versions and status.
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.28, parse_reg_exp in posix/regcomp.c misparses alternatives, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) or trigger an incorrect result by attempting a regular-expression match.