Debian Security Advisory

DLA-992-1 eglibc -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Jun 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000366.
More information:

The Qualys Research Labs discovered various problems in the dynamic linker of the GNU C Library which allow local privilege escalation by clashing the stack. For the full details, please refer to their advisory published at:

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.13-38+deb7u12.

We recommend that you upgrade your eglibc packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: