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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2014-9402: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1017)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2014-9402: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2018-1017)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The nss_dns implementation of getnetbyname in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.21, when the DNS backend in the Name Service Switch configuration is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by sending a positive answer while a network name is being process.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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