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commit 914c9994d27b80bc3b71c483e801a4f04e269ba6
Author: Florian Weimer <>
Date:   Sun Oct 22 09:29:52 2017 +0200

    Update NEWS and ChangeLog for CVE-2017-15671

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index c20121a..bc15aef 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -3965,6 +3965,7 @@
 	All uses removed.
 	[BZ #1062]
+	CVE-2017-15671
 	* posix/Makefile (routines): Add globfree, globfree64, and
 	* posix/flexmember.h: New file.
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 0540fd2..c38fb88 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -77,6 +77,11 @@ Security related changes:
   on the stack or the heap, depending on the length of the user name).
   Reported by Tim Rühsen.
+  CVE-2017-15671: The glob function, when invoked with GLOB_TILDE,
+  would sometimes fail to free memory allocated during ~ operator
+  processing, leading to a memory leak and, potentially, to a denial
+  of service.
 The following bugs are resolved with this release:
   [The release manager will add the list generated by


Summary of changes:
 ChangeLog |    1 +
 NEWS      |    5 +++++
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

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