Resolution for glibc vulnerabilities CVE-2014-9761, CVE-2015-8776, CVE-2015-8777, CVE-2015-8778, CVE-2015-8779

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  • glibc: Unbounded stack allocation in nan* functions (CVE-2014-9761)
  • glibc: Segmentation fault caused by passing out-of-range data to strftime() (CVE-2015-8776)
  • glibc: LD_POINTER_GUARD in the environment is not sanitized (CVE-2015-8777)
  • glibc: Integer overflow in hcreate and hcreate_r (CVE-2015-8778)
  • glibc: Unbounded stack allocation in catopen function (CVE-2015-8779)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • glibc

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