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CVE-2016-10739 Detail

Current Description

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, the getaddrinfo function would successfully parse a string that contained an IPv4 address followed by whitespace and arbitrary characters, which could lead applications to incorrectly assume that it had parsed a valid string, without the possibility of embedded HTTP headers or other potentially dangerous substrings.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00082.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106672 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2118
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3513
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1347549 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20018 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.28

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10739
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2019