CVE-2014-9402

NameCVE-2014-9402
DescriptionThe nss_dns implementation of getnetbyname in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.21, when the DNS backend in the Name Service Switch configuration is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by sending a positive answer while a network name is being process.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-122-1, DSA-3169-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs775572

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
eglibc (PTS)wheezy2.13-38+deb7u10fixed
wheezy (security)2.13-38+deb7u11fixed
glibc (PTS)jessie2.19-18+deb8u9fixed
jessie (security)2.19-18+deb8u3fixed
sid, stretch2.24-10fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u3highDLA-122-1
eglibcsourcewheezy2.13-38+deb7u8highDSA-3169-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.19-14high775572

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17630

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