EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : glibc (EulerOS-SA-2016-1073)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99833
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the glibc packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- A stack overflow vulnerability was found in
_nss_dns_getnetbyname_r.On systems with nsswitch configured to include 'networks: dns' with a privileged or network-facing service that would attempt to resolve user-provided network names, an attacker could provide an excessively long network name, resulting in stack corruption and code execution.(CVE-2016-3075)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected glibc package.