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SuSE 8.1 security update for glibc

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SuSE 8.1 security update for glibc

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/04/2005
Modified
11/18/2015

Description

The system is missing one or more SuSE security patches. This update fixes an old buffer overflow in the resolver functions of glibc. An attacker can send malformated DNS packets from a DNS server to trigger the bug in the function getnetbyname(), and getnetbyaddr() to execute arbitrary code remotely. CAN-2002-0029

Solution(s)

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