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CVE-2015-5229 Detail

Current Description

The calloc function in the glibc package in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 and 7.2 does not properly initialize memory areas, which might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (hang or crash) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0176.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84172
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1246713 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1256285 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1293976 Vendor Advisory
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10150

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-17 DEPRECATED: Code NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.7
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.2
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_hpc_node_eus:7.2
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_aus:7.2
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_eus:7.2
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:7.0
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5229
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016