regression in 2.7-10ubuntu8.2

Bug #1090740 reported by Marc Deslauriers
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glibc (Ubuntu)
Marc Deslauriers
Marc Deslauriers

Bug Description

The glibc 2.7-10ubuntu8.2 security update introduced a regression that prevents postgresql-8.3 from building properly (see bug 1088393).

This is caused by the CVE-2012-3480 patch and is resolved by pulling in strtod_overflow_bug7066.patch from the lucid eglibc package.

CVE References

Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur)
Martin Pitt (pitti)
Changed in glibc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in glibc (Ubuntu Hardy):
assignee: nobody → Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur)
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package glibc - 2.7-10ubuntu8.3

glibc (2.7-10ubuntu8.3) hardy-security; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/any/strtod_overflow_bug7066.patch: Fix array
    overflow in floating point parser triggered by applying patch for
    CVE-2012-3480 (LP: #1090740)
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:39:36 -0500

Changed in glibc (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Fix Released
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