CVE-2016-3075 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the nss_dns implementation of the getnetbyname function in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a long name.


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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://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184626.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00030.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00039.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2573.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85732
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2985-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-11
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19879
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=317b199b4aff8cfa27f2302ab404d2bb5032b9a4

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-2016-3075
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.