CVE-2020-27618

Affecting glibc package, versions *

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to CVE-2020-27618. The iconv function in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.32 and earlier, when processing invalid multi-byte input sequences in IBM1364, IBM1371, IBM1388, IBM1390, and IBM1399 encodings, fails to advance the input state, which could lead to an infinite loop in applications, resulting in a denial of service, a different vulnerability from CVE-2016-10228.

Remediation

There is no fixed version for glibc.

References

CVE
CVE-2020-27618
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-GLIBC-1035461
Disclosed
26 Feb, 2021
Published
03 Nov, 2020