F5 Networks BIG-IP : glibc vulnerability (K47098834)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 88769
SynopsisThe remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in the (1) send_dg and (2) send_vc functions in the libresolv library in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response that triggers a call to the getaddrinfo function with the AF_UNSPEC or AF_INET6 address family, related to performing 'dual A/AAAA DNS queries' and the libnss_dns.so.2 NSS module.
SolutionUpgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K47098834.