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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3075: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2017-792)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3075: Security patch for glibc (ALAS-2017-792)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/01/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the nss_dns implementation of the getnetbyname function in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a long name.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-glibc

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