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CVE-2016-3706 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the getaddrinfo function in sysdeps/posix/getaddrinfo.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving hostent conversion. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4458.

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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-06/msg00030.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00039.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102073
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/88440
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-12-01
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20010
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=4ab2ab03d4351914ee53248dc5aef4a8c88ff8b9

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:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3706
NVD Published Date:
06/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018