CVE-2015-1781 Detail

Current 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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177404.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00019.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00036.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3480 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74255 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032178 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-2 Third Party Advisory 
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0863.html Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02 Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18287 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=2959eda9272a03386 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2015-08/msg00609.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1781
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/17/2019
Source:
MITRE