CVE-2015-7547 Detail

Current Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the (1) send_dg and (2) send_vc functions in the libresolv library in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response that triggers a call to the getaddrinfo function with the AF_UNSPEC or AF_INET6 address family, related to performing "dual A/AAAA DNS queries" and the libnss_dns.so.2 NSS module.


View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


NVD Analysts use publicly available information to associate vector strings and CVSS scores. We also display any CVSS information provided within the CVE List from the CNA.

Note: NVD Analysts have published a CVSS score for this CVE based on publicly available information at the time of analysis. The CNA has not provided a score within the CVE List.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://fortiguard.com/advisory/glibc-getaddrinfo-stack-overflow
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177404.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177412.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00036.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00037.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00038.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00039.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00042.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00043.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00044.html Third Party Advisory 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145596041017029&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145672440608228&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145690841819314&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=145857691004892&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=146161017210491&w=2
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135802/glibc-getaddrinfo-Stack-Based-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154361/Cisco-Device-Hardcoded-Credentials-GNU-glibc-BusyBox.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0175.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0176.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0225.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0277.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Sep/7
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX206991
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2900-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3480
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3481 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.fortiguard.com/advisory/glibc-getaddrinfo-stack-overflow
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20160304-01-glibc-en
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83265
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035020
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0002.html
https://access.redhat.com/articles/2161461 Third Party Advisory 
https://blogs.sophos.com/2016/02/24/utm-up2date-9-355-released/ Third Party Advisory 
https://blogs.sophos.com/2016/02/29/utm-up2date-9-319-released/ Third Party Advisory 
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa114 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1293532 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2016/02/cve-2015-7547-glibc-getaddrinfo-stack.html
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c05028479 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04989404 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05008367
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05053211
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05073516
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05098877 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05125672 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05128937 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05130958 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05140858 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158380
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05176716
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05212266
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05376917
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722
https://help.ecostruxureit.com/display/public/UADCO8x/StruxureWare+Data+Center+Operation+Software+Vulnerability+Fixes
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-16-103-01
https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA40161 Third Party Advisory 
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10150 Third Party Advisory 
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Sep/7
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-02 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20160217-0002/
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18665 Issue Tracking 
https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2016-02/msg00416.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 
https://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/k/47/sol47098834.html Third Party Advisory 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len_5450
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39454/
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40339/
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/457759
https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2017-08

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  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

CPEs loading, please wait.

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

39 change records found show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7547
NVD Published Date:
02/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.