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CVE-2016-5180 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ares_create_query function in c-ares 1.x before 1.12.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a hostname with an escaped trailing dot.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0002.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3682 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3143-1
https://c-ares.haxx.se/adv_20160929.html Vendor Advisory
https://c-ares.haxx.se/CVE-2016-5180.patch Patch
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.in/2016/09/stable-channel-updates-for-chrome-os.html Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-28
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-01-01.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.7.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.7.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.7.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:c-ares_project:c-ares:1.11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5180
NVD Published Date:
10/03/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018