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



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.15% (52nd percentile)
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7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-UBUNTU2204-GLIBC-2801292
  • 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 only to the upstream glibc package and not the glibc package as distributed by Ubuntu. See How to fix? for Ubuntu:22.04 relevant fixed versions and status.

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.