CVE-2017-15670

Public on 2018-05-10
Modified on 2018-08-08
Description
The GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.27 contains an off-by-one error leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the glob function in glob.c, related to the processing of home directories using the ~ operator followed by a long string.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.0
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 glibc 2018-07-24 16:02 ALAS2-2018-1048
Amazon Linux 1 glibc 2018-05-10 17:45 ALAS-2018-1017

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H