This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to an error within the GSocketClient in GNOME GLib when processing proxy_addr field. A remote attacker force the system to connect to a specific server using a real address instead of pre-configured proxy address and gain knowledge of the victim's real IP address.
Exploitation of the vulnerability is timing-dependent and may occur only sporadically depending on network delays.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
glib (Alpine package): 2.60.4-r0 - 2.60.7-r0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?