DescriptionDNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted record type
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs796106

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
eglibc (PTS)wheezy2.13-38+deb7u10vulnerable
wheezy (security)2.13-38+deb7u11vulnerable
glibc (PTS)jessie2.19-18+deb8u9vulnerable
jessie (security)2.19-18+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch, sid2.24-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - eglibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - eglibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Originally proposed for jessie 8.8, but breaks the NSS ABI so was retracted

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