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Debian: CVE-2016-3706: eglibc, glibc -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-3706: eglibc, glibc -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/29/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the getaddrinfo function in sysdeps/posix/getaddrinfo.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving hostent conversion. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4458.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-eglibc
  • debian-upgrade-glibc

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