CVE Details

Release Date:2021-02-15


An issue was discovered in GNOME GLib before 2.66.6 and 2.67.x before 2.67.3. The function g_bytes_new has an integer overflow on 64-bit platforms due to an implicit cast from 64 bits to 32 bits. The overflow could potentially lead to memory corruption.

See more information about CVE-2021-27219 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v3.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Privileges Required: None User Interaction: None
Scope: Unchanged Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: High

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (glib2)ELSA-2021-93182021-06-21
Oracle Linux version 7 (glib2)ELSA-2021-21472021-06-01
Oracle Linux version 8 (glib2)ELSA-2021-21702021-06-02
Oracle VM version 3 (glib2)OVMSA-2021-00192021-06-21

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