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F5 Networks: K16841 (CVE-2013-7423): GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2013-7423

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F5 Networks: K16841 (CVE-2013-7423): GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2013-7423

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

The send_dg function in resolv/res_send.c in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.20 does not properly reuse file descriptors, which allows remote attackers to send DNS queries to unintended locations via a large number of requests that trigger a call to the getaddrinfo function.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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