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Bug Fix Advisory glibc bug fix and enhancement update

Advisory: RHBA-2013:0022-2
Type: Bug Fix Advisory
Severity: N/A
Issued on: 2013-01-07
Last updated on: 2013-01-08
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2013-4357

Details

Updated glibc packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The glibc packages provide the standard C and standard math libraries used by
multiple programs on the system. Without these libraries, the Linux system
cannot function correctly.

These updated glibc packages include numerous bug fixes and enhancements. Space
precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directed
to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9 Technical Notes for information on the most
significant of these changes:

https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/5/html/5.9_Technical_Notes/glibc.html#RHBA-2013-0022

All users of glibc are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
provide numerous bug fixes and enhancements.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server)

SRPMS:
glibc-2.5-107.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ba928fd6caba270997e4316771dc9e5c
SHA-256: 2d2899cd7d4ef66f0fa29cda503a9251ea9ada3e9a26851a7fab281d45c19b93
 
IA-32:
glibc-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 94adbfb2e4b48183ab272f00c5756e9a
SHA-256: 9a0fe149292a41645ea61e5915ac2b5f3c1d8f2b2b2884af5d16b6da1afe8d46
glibc-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 9f0eb4ced1cd2e59b6a08da71cbffa91
SHA-256: 3f18d780fced1f66d2dbbf64777fd3f141aebe75c705d61b779a104759c875ab
glibc-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 360216736385b4409fbd2018efd2730c
SHA-256: b020d511f04bf8b77a3c82bb1289f5f6b8b674be5a7632688a52d0ebc11ff013
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: dd467f44c8ad674b98bdda4a80cd6efd
SHA-256: 3b1b18aa1c187a004f03c1d31fab0c8c40c5e38ca241a847aec12e28cfab4c58
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ff4e31e8648f13c3cb274697ce938644
SHA-256: 5ff881435a1e4ed628d22d2e1fac0700b24fd27a17d035c030fc84eaa8f2a1f5
glibc-debuginfo-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 27ff1d992d8466842671aee751cc9400
SHA-256: 1a1f62493b5eb3d123f8eafbc367fe06d1f26aa06173d602fb3a675530eece38
glibc-devel-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 70f5ed6c184a341a9cc9043aac106e2d
SHA-256: 399dfee02db682cce8d821e19b6975915b84c70310931f9cb91c0025241e74a5
glibc-headers-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ca491dfcd0341dc20ee2d3d8ee227bc3
SHA-256: 489e86e0bd796cbb726f64a73b5b2b9fc8f07b5713678805956d62e2de7f3a39
glibc-utils-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: a624dcaacbaf473fdd2a01a06a0d59f1
SHA-256: fa7a43a99e6f51a54da2baaa15b6d6942797efca2c214c09b3315203b3e29a2c
nscd-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: a73bb4b229292a870f8dcc2d9920ec43
SHA-256: 49c5df5d6cd8e17588f17e7257ca1dfaf1f8d952fb19f406638c3f298f44d929
 
IA-64:
glibc-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 9f0eb4ced1cd2e59b6a08da71cbffa91
SHA-256: 3f18d780fced1f66d2dbbf64777fd3f141aebe75c705d61b779a104759c875ab
glibc-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: a6bfa46aaa45e3b99bf9f0c2bc2fb18d
SHA-256: 2f872de24d2aa1e5514a288c7dbfc27e4b5b518fcd93f2a1d7979841430a58ad
glibc-common-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 64ba787a8b1f6604ae866d561f573593
SHA-256: f660a9b0ae4f9bacdc0eb7b44b5358031be358c337cc1aaf7be600543f2324ff
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ff4e31e8648f13c3cb274697ce938644
SHA-256: 5ff881435a1e4ed628d22d2e1fac0700b24fd27a17d035c030fc84eaa8f2a1f5
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 3c789f142f2775b95189b8fe6db61311
SHA-256: cc65442c6e706f23067a7b4a5f22e7b8dd7d2086f9cc5cd490d647bddf0781b2
glibc-debuginfo-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 27ff1d992d8466842671aee751cc9400
SHA-256: 1a1f62493b5eb3d123f8eafbc367fe06d1f26aa06173d602fb3a675530eece38
glibc-devel-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 86077387c70fe214d282395bf759217b
SHA-256: c101d244b7658e7b520364a1db704b26e45a33037567ef55cbadb627dc35eb1c
glibc-headers-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 6ab8356fc7150d902947b02fa9d1656b
SHA-256: 4fe9f33d508fb4e89d1160eea7ce178c8e4ff178b130bc8702f45551fba5c4ef
glibc-utils-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 6ce7ef5db3d0ad3385e292524c64fc70
SHA-256: 9c1c5cc4a7459f294808dac785bed850cd313f7c8f041ab25732a5978d7c7d8f
nscd-2.5-107.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: aa8da1e557a9a3a956eeb82c7fc5fb5c
SHA-256: e7f2da4f45ae14d40db07fc3e7aa88b2d36bc24352e976dfe358417c7559631a
 
PPC:
glibc-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 4bf377783d273e2782855bac81387990
SHA-256: 99fccc36ffa97902a8acf093d67bd7d86e49b5036fd581179c4c04c88f236139
glibc-2.5-107.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 6ca22cc4c839e2eed38c1746a0a6a75c
SHA-256: f5891a2efa7aa06013fba332324cdae7a90d44263fbfc593a41efdccb2a1416b
glibc-common-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: fecc124bc87ec9fce9b8006c7211d609
SHA-256: 1b342b8ec11f5e3008dc2703493ca68a39ad2c29461d4188eacb53fe21511d3e
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 07236c126d71c34e735cf95e567cb1cf
SHA-256: d710b6c68adcc37c769766ae41708d15a371700634aec9aa544162b5164557e7
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: abdbb95258ea1409ef8fbcb130fe5721
SHA-256: 0913ca06eba4326f0b3d8b025f91e21c5c081040b5e8f27bf0affc89760f7a8d
glibc-devel-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 63495903f65d7f9d4fd83168ab1affd4
SHA-256: 0c24dbd115dfcea40063db3103366bd43ee60b27e6fe00bdfbddfb2e77af5343
glibc-devel-2.5-107.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 3611de0615c864393669726211d9caa7
SHA-256: fb5f8e33aed2696f92c64574760c5a9c8f5bf6b92b520470dbda7b87d4fc6cf3
glibc-headers-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: df3bf9ede42c66f82df65e7df5fa7637
SHA-256: d1a094534c0dd05b4fafacf28fadaa4c48b7da1657f03a61d870a2c862ac3d8d
glibc-utils-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 7150d2a177fb5145d595f327468b9221
SHA-256: c8ee238e70d2b50e1e08e14b9a8cc7a3953308e14e5fac636f34a3fdd496c495
nscd-2.5-107.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 3ba7ca9a334fbe86dd949eb4dd7fd9a3
SHA-256: b2fd2250a7c502834d231d5cf5354fdb8266e892fbac135ff7dd636474919a3d
 
s390x:
glibc-2.5-107.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 645083db23be4c2f316b5f28c814edeb
SHA-256: 5db22c5e6db9d1df3daebd30c030e00b730102bb21ce0650290494c2332ea027
glibc-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: a465c983f696c590ad00c8b75701fb49
SHA-256: cc1173eaef10f49d5432ade956c2a8542d8283037a3e11b97c266d6fecf53f24
glibc-common-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: f37ada6982d292cc1bda66cf5e66d99b
SHA-256: f541f7099f5323cb41fc93ed04c4cc7b3df01ad680b9e52ee921daee4433e6b9
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 28f59c852b899208f0b366f00a1c9112
SHA-256: 82696f01c17a02bb0929731771cbd9ff99b63711f3ae6147ad21233c0c891dc9
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 958255584c77698cf0480fe5bbfea59f
SHA-256: 62122710888a98d07860e0559603c0a26bb4d5ab69e190f053bbaf3137c7fd5b
glibc-devel-2.5-107.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 35d36bbd817a6a79d6268efdd9357a73
SHA-256: fc57095849c1afe855ee141176dd38d2fc5f17e5b18bbfe0df33074fd27b672a
glibc-devel-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 23dffbbb9d1cdb4c9707f407e0e5097e
SHA-256: 1b42853f0af6f109a09819b88a7b0885ab6216b2c72fd456d05a209a447e7732
glibc-headers-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 25807081858cc32423cbd72afb5e6f9e
SHA-256: bd35b3c01a760a764e8c0116450b475e19c7114a0f6c4f96ab1700240be1b593
glibc-utils-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 7e35531a602304907d56270de8fa8d7a
SHA-256: b276ff7dee1fd6d545ed4d82e5bef098c1872849ef4ab19dc81652d31ab6e13a
nscd-2.5-107.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 8de2a49807e8bf1f35d960fbd5d8d849
SHA-256: 50e2afe004efcd3314dc061462fca30a3dfbfab5a49f3efda80d8aa78a19048b
 
x86_64:
glibc-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 9f0eb4ced1cd2e59b6a08da71cbffa91
SHA-256: 3f18d780fced1f66d2dbbf64777fd3f141aebe75c705d61b779a104759c875ab
glibc-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 4d34e37b1533f81d04c577a09a8d565a
SHA-256: 3b4588e0179352815e528bb699664a0a2ce86e7ccaee373e2ab4afbf0691ccb2
glibc-common-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 0621ce3bda7939e8e36839aed03c25c9
SHA-256: 2268e626aadc5def8aff77b87248110f0fbc69b6132409a29e4d62ba5165293d
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: dd467f44c8ad674b98bdda4a80cd6efd
SHA-256: 3b1b18aa1c187a004f03c1d31fab0c8c40c5e38ca241a847aec12e28cfab4c58
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ff4e31e8648f13c3cb274697ce938644
SHA-256: 5ff881435a1e4ed628d22d2e1fac0700b24fd27a17d035c030fc84eaa8f2a1f5
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: d287dc9c004205c7248e67e8a77d6364
SHA-256: 9533ada5130ed719d0bd0eeb7857a35b2a4fa6c89e3c6b5b0def8354da3f745f
glibc-debuginfo-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 27ff1d992d8466842671aee751cc9400
SHA-256: 1a1f62493b5eb3d123f8eafbc367fe06d1f26aa06173d602fb3a675530eece38
glibc-devel-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 70f5ed6c184a341a9cc9043aac106e2d
SHA-256: 399dfee02db682cce8d821e19b6975915b84c70310931f9cb91c0025241e74a5
glibc-devel-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: fafc279e492c7f79dc69dee9036e57db
SHA-256: ae94b0d83ced4a7b3e6c6adaa1aad91d8408472640e2b8774cdf395f9048d228
glibc-headers-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 2b4038c0d85d2d8208b4bba0294ef5d7
SHA-256: 5183ed1c62b8de4beb76552547642eacb3d9ec7807b6c02c4c463251478e55bf
glibc-utils-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 652bf018488c8b0eae4e03cc0e32f668
SHA-256: c10edd2a927814fca0582117a73f1d43c5ae0cf2d30940fc860caa7f4b769581
nscd-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 88da183255229a97fa20e09a0f562856
SHA-256: 0e01dfaa474895fb5834ddf64949ef340984c589e6eb0c4cf72ab5c4804a8294
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client)

SRPMS:
glibc-2.5-107.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ba928fd6caba270997e4316771dc9e5c
SHA-256: 2d2899cd7d4ef66f0fa29cda503a9251ea9ada3e9a26851a7fab281d45c19b93
 
IA-32:
glibc-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 94adbfb2e4b48183ab272f00c5756e9a
SHA-256: 9a0fe149292a41645ea61e5915ac2b5f3c1d8f2b2b2884af5d16b6da1afe8d46
glibc-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 9f0eb4ced1cd2e59b6a08da71cbffa91
SHA-256: 3f18d780fced1f66d2dbbf64777fd3f141aebe75c705d61b779a104759c875ab
glibc-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 360216736385b4409fbd2018efd2730c
SHA-256: b020d511f04bf8b77a3c82bb1289f5f6b8b674be5a7632688a52d0ebc11ff013
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: dd467f44c8ad674b98bdda4a80cd6efd
SHA-256: 3b1b18aa1c187a004f03c1d31fab0c8c40c5e38ca241a847aec12e28cfab4c58
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ff4e31e8648f13c3cb274697ce938644
SHA-256: 5ff881435a1e4ed628d22d2e1fac0700b24fd27a17d035c030fc84eaa8f2a1f5
glibc-debuginfo-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 27ff1d992d8466842671aee751cc9400
SHA-256: 1a1f62493b5eb3d123f8eafbc367fe06d1f26aa06173d602fb3a675530eece38
glibc-devel-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 70f5ed6c184a341a9cc9043aac106e2d
SHA-256: 399dfee02db682cce8d821e19b6975915b84c70310931f9cb91c0025241e74a5
glibc-headers-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ca491dfcd0341dc20ee2d3d8ee227bc3
SHA-256: 489e86e0bd796cbb726f64a73b5b2b9fc8f07b5713678805956d62e2de7f3a39
glibc-utils-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: a624dcaacbaf473fdd2a01a06a0d59f1
SHA-256: fa7a43a99e6f51a54da2baaa15b6d6942797efca2c214c09b3315203b3e29a2c
nscd-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: a73bb4b229292a870f8dcc2d9920ec43
SHA-256: 49c5df5d6cd8e17588f17e7257ca1dfaf1f8d952fb19f406638c3f298f44d929
 
x86_64:
glibc-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 9f0eb4ced1cd2e59b6a08da71cbffa91
SHA-256: 3f18d780fced1f66d2dbbf64777fd3f141aebe75c705d61b779a104759c875ab
glibc-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 4d34e37b1533f81d04c577a09a8d565a
SHA-256: 3b4588e0179352815e528bb699664a0a2ce86e7ccaee373e2ab4afbf0691ccb2
glibc-common-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 0621ce3bda7939e8e36839aed03c25c9
SHA-256: 2268e626aadc5def8aff77b87248110f0fbc69b6132409a29e4d62ba5165293d
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: dd467f44c8ad674b98bdda4a80cd6efd
SHA-256: 3b1b18aa1c187a004f03c1d31fab0c8c40c5e38ca241a847aec12e28cfab4c58
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.i686.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: ff4e31e8648f13c3cb274697ce938644
SHA-256: 5ff881435a1e4ed628d22d2e1fac0700b24fd27a17d035c030fc84eaa8f2a1f5
glibc-debuginfo-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: d287dc9c004205c7248e67e8a77d6364
SHA-256: 9533ada5130ed719d0bd0eeb7857a35b2a4fa6c89e3c6b5b0def8354da3f745f
glibc-debuginfo-common-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 27ff1d992d8466842671aee751cc9400
SHA-256: 1a1f62493b5eb3d123f8eafbc367fe06d1f26aa06173d602fb3a675530eece38
glibc-devel-2.5-107.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 70f5ed6c184a341a9cc9043aac106e2d
SHA-256: 399dfee02db682cce8d821e19b6975915b84c70310931f9cb91c0025241e74a5
glibc-devel-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: fafc279e492c7f79dc69dee9036e57db
SHA-256: ae94b0d83ced4a7b3e6c6adaa1aad91d8408472640e2b8774cdf395f9048d228
glibc-headers-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:1411
    MD5: 2b4038c0d85d2d8208b4bba0294ef5d7
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glibc-utils-2.5-107.x86_64.rpm
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Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

500767 - makedbm allows NIS group records of 1024 bytes to create glibc error on NIS clients
639000 - Wrong Ukrainian currency symbol
641094 - [RFE] remove MAP_32BIT in pthread_create()
657266 - Finnish locale includes unnecessary, confusing trailing spaces in the abbreviated months
657588 - Short month names in the zh_CN locale contain space
692182 - sysconf(_SC_*CACHE) returns 0 for all caches on some CPUs.
703239 - Space after nameserver entry in /etc/resolv.conf causes failed DNS lookups with ping6
757887 - memory corruption from regex in some locales
759341 - strange pthread/fork deadlock
766832 - POWER4 strncmp crashes reading past zero byte
784646 - Rebuild of glibc on i386 with debuginfos fails
795896 - [RFE] [RHEL 5.9 FEAT] Kernel VDSO support - glibc part
797096 - glibc: unbound alloca use in glob_in_dir
800240 - MALLOC_ARENA_MAX=1 does not work in RHEL 5.8
808342 - segfault when running ld.so --verify on some DSO's in current working directory
849202 - Fix races in glibc's intl/ testsuite


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