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CVE-2017-12132 Detail

Current Description

The DNS stub resolver in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before version 2.26, when EDNS support is enabled, will solicit large UDP responses from name servers, potentially simplifying off-path DNS spoofing attacks due to IP fragmentation.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100598
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0805
https://arxiv.org/pdf/1205.4011.pdf Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=21361 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-770 Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.25


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12132
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019