Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling Affecting glibc package, versions *

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  • snyk-id


  • published

    4 Mar 2022

  • disclosed

    19 Feb 2022

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Ubuntu:22.04 glibc.

NVD Description

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

sha256crypt and sha512crypt through 0.6 allow attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) because the algorithm's runtime is proportional to the square of the length of the password.