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From: Carlos O'Donell <>
Subject: [glibc] NEWS: Document CVE-2023-25139.
Date: Tue,  7 Feb 2023 20:20:57 +0000 (GMT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw);h=67c37737ed474d25fd4dc535dfd822c426e6b971

commit 67c37737ed474d25fd4dc535dfd822c426e6b971
Author: Carlos O'Donell <>
Date:   Mon Feb 6 10:36:32 2023 -0500

    NEWS: Document CVE-2023-25139.
    Reviewed-by: Siddhesh Poyarekar <>

 NEWS | 7 ++++++-
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index b227e72c9c..a7979a9cd3 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -21,7 +21,12 @@ Changes to build and runtime requirements:
 Security related changes:
-  [Add security related changes here]
+  CVE-2023-25139: When the printf family of functions is called with a
+  format specifier that uses an <apostrophe> (enable grouping) and a
+  minimum width specifier, the resulting output could be larger than
+  reasonably expected by a caller that computed a tight bound on the
+  buffer size.  The resulting larger than expected output could result
+  in a buffer overflow in the printf family of functions.
 The following bugs are resolved with this release:

                 reply	other threads:[~2023-02-07 20:20 UTC|newest]

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