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[bug#29490] [PATCH] Revert "gnu: glibc: Fix CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-156

From: Marius Bakke
Subject: [bug#29490] [PATCH] Revert "gnu: glibc: Fix CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15671."
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:03:39 +0100
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> Marius Bakke <address@hidden> skribis:
>> These issues has been classified as minor by Debian:
>> ...and is not worth the cost of grafting and maintaining this patch.
> I don’t see Debian’s classification as “minor”, but I see NVD severity
> “high” and “medium” (I personally fail to imagine concrete remote
> exploitation scenarios, but I largely lack the mental muscles for this.)

At the bottom of the page is the status for the stable releases, which
didn't get a DSA due to being a minor issue.

The recent update of glibc on core-updates included a fix for a similar

I suppose we can graft that too, but would prefer to just drop them.  We
get the fixes when we merge core-updates in a few weeks anyway.

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