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F5 Networks: K06493172 (CVE-2016-3706): glibc vulnerability CVE-2016-3706

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F5 Networks: K06493172 (CVE-2016-3706): glibc vulnerability CVE-2016-3706

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/10/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
06/07/2018

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)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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