CVE-2015-8985

Priority
Low
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.
References
Bugs
Notes
 sbeattie> PoC testcase in upstream bug report
 sbeattie> no upstream fix as of 2017-12-19
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):deferred (2017-12-19)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):deferred (2017-12-19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Source: glibc (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):deferred (2017-12-19)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):deferred (2017-12-19)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):deferred (2017-12-19)
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Updated: 2018-01-15 13:19:16 UTC (commit 14005)