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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2015-513) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2015-513) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/27/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in the gethostbyname_r and other unspecified NSS functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.22 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response, which triggers a call with a misaligned buffer.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nscd

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-debuginfo-common
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-static
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nscd

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