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CVE-2003-0689

Impact: Important
Public: 2003-04-01

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The getgrouplist function in GNU libc (glibc) 2.2.4 and earlier allows attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) and execute arbitrary code when a user is a member of a large number of groups, which can cause a buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2003-0689 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:325 November 12, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2003:325 November 12, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2003:325 November 12, 2003
Red Hat Linux 8.0 RHSA-2003:325 November 12, 2003
Red Hat Linux 9 RHSA-2003:325 November 12, 2003
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 RHSA-2003:249 August 22, 2003

External References

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