Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-3706: glibc security update

Back to Search

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-3706: glibc security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/10/2016
Created
04/30/2021
Added
04/30/2021
Modified
04/30/2021

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)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-glibc
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-glibc-common
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-glibc-devel
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-glibc-headers
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-glibc-static
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-glibc-utils
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp3-upgrade-nscd

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;