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CVE-2014-9402 Detail

Current 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
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00089.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154361/Cisco-Device-Hardcoded-Credentials-GNU-glibc-BusyBox.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Sep/7
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://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/7
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17630 Exploit

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:gnu:glibc
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Up to (including)
2.20

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04::~~lts~~~
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 cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1
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 cpe:/o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9402
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2019