Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream
Remediation section below for
Ubuntu:16.04 relevant versions.
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.
glibc to version 2.23-0ubuntu10 or higher.