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F5 Networks: K16865 (CVE-2015-1781): GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2015-1781

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F5 Networks: K16865 (CVE-2015-1781): GNU C Library (glibc) vulnerability CVE-2015-1781

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/08/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
09/16/2019

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)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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