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CVE-2023-6246-glibc vulnerability

 

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Summary:

Is the LoadMaster affected with the CVE-2023-6246-glibc vulnerability?

Environment:

Product: LoadMaster

Version:Any

Platform: Any

Application:Any

Question/Problem Description:

Is the LoadMaster affected with the CVE-2023-6246-glibc vulnerability?

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-6246

A heap-based buffer overflow was found in the __vsyslog_internal function of the glibc library. This function is called by the syslog and vsyslog functions. This issue occurs when the openlog function was not called, or called with the ident argument set to NULL, and the program name (the basename of argv[0]) is bigger than 1024 bytes, resulting in an application crash or local privilege escalation. This issue affects glibc 2.36 and newer.

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Resolution: The glibc we use on the LoadMaster OS is version 2.19 which is not affected according to the CVE.
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Notes:

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2023-6246

https://ubuntu.com/security/CVE-2023-6246

 


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