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CVE-2014-9402 Detail

Description

The nss_dns implementation of getnetbyname in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.21, when the DNS backend in the Name Service Switch configuration is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by sending a positive answer while a network name is being process.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/24/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00089.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/18/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71670
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2519-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0805
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17630 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9402
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/11/2018