Home
Reading
Searching
Subscribe
Sponsors
Statistics
Posting
Contact
Spam
Lists
Links
About
Hosting
Filtering
Features Download
Marketing
Archives
FAQ
Blog
 
Gmane
From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 19 Update: glibc-2.17-18.fc19
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Saturday 28th September 2013 00:07:09 UTC (over 3 years ago)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2013-17475
2013-09-23 22:49:19
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Name        : glibc
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 2.17
Release     : 18.fc19
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/glibc/
Summary     : The GNU libc libraries
Description :
The glibc package contains standard libraries which are used by
multiple programs on the system. In order to save disk space and
memory, as well as to make upgrading easier, common system code is
kept in one place and shared between programs. This particular package
contains the most important sets of shared libraries: the standard C
library and the standard math library. Without these two libraries, a
Linux system will not function.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Update Information:

Existing statically linked applications must be rebuilt to fix
CVE-2013-4788.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ChangeLog:

* Sun Sep 22 2013 Carlos O'Donell  - 2.17-18
- Fix CVE-2013-4788: Static applications now support pointer mangling.
  Existing static applications must be recompiled (#985625).
* Sun Sep 22 2013 Carlos O'Donell  - 2.17-17
- Fix indirect function support to avoid calling optimized routines
  for the wrong hardware (#985342).
* Wed Sep 18 2013 Patsy Franklin  - 2.17-16
- Fix conditional requiring specific binutils for s390/s390x.
* Mon Sep 16 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-15
- Fix integer overflows in *valloc and memalign (CVE-2013-4332, #1008299).
* Mon Aug 26 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-14
- Add systemd to BuildRequires (#999924).
- Expand sizes of some types in strcoll (#855399, CVE-2012-4424).
- Remove non-ELF support in rtkaio.
- Avoid inlining of cleanup function for kaio_suspend.
- Fix tst-aiod2 and tst-aiod3 test failures (#970865).
* Mon Aug 19 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-13
- Fix stack overflow in getaddrinfo with many results (#947892,
CVE-2013-1914).
* Mon Aug 19 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-12
- Disable pt_chown (#984829, CVE-2013-2207).
- Fix strcoll flaws (#855399, CVE-2012-4412, CVE-2012-4424).
- Fix buffer overflow in readdir_r (#995841, CVE-2013-4237).
* Tue Jun 25 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-11
- Fix libm performance regression due to set/restore rounding mode
(#977887).
* Tue Jun 25 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-10
- Preserve errno across _PC_CHOWN_RESTRICTED call on XFS (#977870).
- Remove PIPE_BUF Linux-specific code (#977872).
- Fix FPE in memusagestat when malloc utilization is zero (#977874).
- Accept leading and trailing spaces in getdate input string (#977875).
* Thu Jun 20 2013 Siddhesh Poyarekar  - 2.17-9
- Set EAI_SYSTEM only when h_errno is NETDB_INTERNAL (#958652).
* Tue Jun  4 2013 Jeff Law  - 2.17-8
- Fix ESTALE error message (#966259)
* Sun May  5 2013 Patsy Franklin  - 2.17-7
- Fix _nl_find_msg malloc failure case, and callers. (#959034).
* Tue Apr 30 2013 Patsy Franklin  - 2.17-6
- Test init_fct for NULL, not result->__init_fct, after demangling
(#952799).
* Tue Apr 23 2013 Patsy Franklin  - 2.17-5
- Increase limits on xdr name and record requests (#892777).
- Consistently MANGLE/DEMANGLE init_fct, end_fct and btow_fct (#952799).
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #1007545 - CVE-2013-4332 glibc: three integer overflows in
memory allocator
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1007545
  [ 2 ] Bug #985625 - CVE-2013-4788 glibc: PTR_MANGLE does not initialize
to a random value for the pointer guard when compiling static executables
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=985625
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update glibc' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
_______________________________________________
package-announce mailing list
[email protected]
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/package-announce
 
CD: 3ms