CVE-2017-8804

Description

The xdr_bytes and xdr_string functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.25 mishandle failures of buffer deserialization, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (virtual memory allocation, or memory consumption if an overcommit setting is not used) via a crafted UDP packet to port 111, a related issue to CVE-2017-8779.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful glibc None
devel glibc None
precise/esm eglibc None
trusty eglibc None
xenial glibc None
zesty glibc None

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise eglibc ignored
glibc DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core eglibc DNE
glibc ignored
vivid/stable-phone-overlay eglibc DNE
glibc ignored
xenial eglibc DNE
yakkety eglibc DNE
glibc ignored
zesty eglibc DNE
artful eglibc DNE
devel eglibc DNE
precise/esm glibc DNE
trusty glibc DNE

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream eglibc needs-triage
glibc needs-triage