Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:2170-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: glib2

Analysis

GLib provides the core application building blocks for libraries and applications written in C. It provides the core object system used in GNOME, the main loop implementation, and a large set of utility functions for strings and common data structures. Security Fix(es): glib: integer overflow in g_bytes_new function on 64-bit platforms due to an implicit cast from 64 bits to 32 bits (CVE-2021-27219) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Bug Fix(es): Refcounting issue causes crashes and slow workarounds (BZ#1953553) SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

glib2

CVE References

CVE-2021-27219