CVE-2015-5277

NameCVE-2015-5277
DescriptionThe get_contents function in nss_files/files-XXX.c in the Name Service Switch (NSS) in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.20 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap corruption) or gain privileges via a long line in the NSS files database.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs799966

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)buster2.28-10+deb10u1fixed
bullseye2.31-13+deb11u3fixed
bookworm, sid2.33-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsourcesqueeze(not affected)
eglibcsourcewheezy(not affected)
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)
glibcsourcejessie2.19-18+deb8u2
glibcsource(unstable)2.21-1799966

Notes

[wheezy] - eglibc <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - eglibc <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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