ALAS2-2019-1140

Affecting glibc-langpack-en package, versions <2.26-32.amzn2.0.1

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream glibc-langpack-en package. See Remediation section below for Amzn:2 relevant versions.

Package updates are available for Amazon Linux 2 that fix the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2018-19591: 1653993: CVE-2018-19591 glibc: file descriptor leak in if_nametoindex() in sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/if_index.c In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, attempting to resolve a crafted hostname via getaddrinfo() leads to the allocation of a socket descriptor that is not closed. This is related to the if_nametoindex() function.

Remediation

Upgrade Amzn:2 glibc-langpack-en to version 2.26-32.amzn2.0.1 or higher.

References

CVE
ALAS2-2019-1140
Snyk ID
SNYK-AMZN2-GLIBCLANGPACKEN-495591
Published
13 Nov, 2019