DescriptionThe get_contents function in nss_files/files-XXX.c in the Name Service Switch (NSS) in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.20 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) or gain privileges via a long line in the NSS files database.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Mon Sep 14 18:15:48 2015
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 11:56:15 2023