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FreeBSD: VID-28BB6EE5-9B5C-11E6-B799-19BEF72F4B7C (CVE-2016-5180): node.js -- ares_create_query single byte out of buffer write

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FreeBSD: VID-28BB6EE5-9B5C-11E6-B799-19BEF72F4B7C (CVE-2016-5180): node.js -- ares_create_query single byte out of buffer write

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ares_create_query function in c-ares 1.x before 1.12.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a hostname with an escaped trailing dot.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node010
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node012
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-node4

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