CVE-2015-0235

NameCVE-2015-0235
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-139-1, DSA-3142-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs776391

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)high776391
eglibcsourcesqueeze2.11.3-4+deb6u4highDLA-139-1
eglibcsourcewheezy2.13-38+deb7u7highDSA-3142-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.18-1high

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=15014

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