CVE-2017-1000408

Priority
Low
Description
A memory leak in glibc 2.1.1 (released on May 24, 1999) can be reached and
amplified through the LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable. Please note that
many versions of glibc are not vulnerable to this issue if patched for
CVE-2017-1000366.
References
Bugs
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2.19-0ubuntu6.14)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Source: glibc (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.23-0ubuntu10)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):released (2.26-0ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Patches:
Upstream:https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=8a0b17e48b83e933960dfeb8fa08b259f03f310e
More Information

Updated: 2018-02-01 18:14:22 UTC (commit 14115)