CVE-2016-4429 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the clntudp_call function in sunrpc/clnt_udp.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly unspecified other impact via a flood of crafted ICMP and UDP packets.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/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 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-07/msg00039.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039 Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102073 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/06/msg00027.html
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-12-01 Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20112 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=bc779a1a5b3035133024b21e2f339fe4219fb11c Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3759-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3759-2/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4429
NVD Published Date:
06/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/28/2020
Source:
MITRE