CVE-2015-8985

Priority
Description
The pop_fail_stack function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6)
allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion
failure and application crash) via vectors related to extended regular
expression processing.
Notes
 sbeattie> PoC testcase in upstream bug report
 sbeattie> fix commit possibly introduced regression addressed by
  bc680b336971305cb39896b30d72dc7101b62242
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Source: glibc (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (2.28)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (2.28-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.28-0ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=eb04c21373e2a2885f3d52ff192b0499afe3c672
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:18:01 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)