CVE-2015-1781

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Description

Buffer overflow in the gethostbyname_r and other unspecified NSS functions in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.22 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response, which triggers a call with a misaligned buffer.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177404.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00019.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00036.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3480

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74255

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032178

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-2

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0863.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18287

https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=2959eda9272a03386

https://www.sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2015-08/msg00609.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-09-28

Updated: 2019-06-17

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (25 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
125005EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2019-1552)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
91341Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : eglibc, glibc regression (USN-2985-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
91334Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : eglibc, glibc vulnerabilities (USN-2985-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
89473Fedora 22 : glibc-2.21-11.fc22 (2016-0480defc94)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
88831SUSE SLES11 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2016:0470-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
88822GLSA-201602-02 : GNU C Library: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
88783OracleVM 3.3 : glibc (OVMSA-2016-0013) (GHOST)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
88767Debian DSA-3480-1 : eglibc - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
88573RHEL 7 : glibc (RHSA-2015:2589)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
87556Scientific Linux Security Update : glibc on SL7.x x86_64 (20151119)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
87343Amazon Linux AMI : glibc (ALAS-2015-617)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
high
87142CentOS 7 : glibc (CESA-2015:2199)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
87092Oracle Linux 7 : glibc (ELSA-2015-2199)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
86937RHEL 7 : glibc (RHSA-2015:2199)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
86696SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2015:1844-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
85624SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : glibc (SUSE-SU-2015:1424-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
83867openSUSE Security Update : glibc / glibc-testsuite / glibc-utils / etc (openSUSE-2015-383)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
83865Debian DLA-230-1 : eglibc security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
83170Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : glibc (MDVSA-2015:218)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
83056Amazon Linux AMI : glibc (ALAS-2015-513)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
medium
82987Scientific Linux Security Update : glibc on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20150421)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
82984RHEL 6 : glibc (RHSA-2015:0863)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
82983OracleVM 3.3 : glibc (OVMSA-2015-0055)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
medium
82980Oracle Linux 6 : glibc (ELSA-2015-0863)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
82928CentOS 6 : glibc (CESA-2015:0863)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium