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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-0235: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-0235: GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/28/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-libs-glibc

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