CVE-2016-10739

NameCVE-2016-10739
DescriptionIn the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, the getaddrinfo function would successfully parse a string that contained an IPv4 address followed by whitespace and arbitrary characters, which could lead applications to incorrectly assume that it had parsed a valid string, without the possibility of embedded HTTP headers or other potentially dangerous substrings.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs920047

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.19-18+deb8u10vulnerable
stretch2.24-11+deb9u4vulnerable
stretch (security)2.24-11+deb9u1vulnerable
buster2.28-10fixed
bullseye, sid2.29-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
glibcsource(unstable)2.28-6medium920047

Notes

[stretch] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - glibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1347549
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20018
https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=glibc.git;h=108bc4049f8ae82710aec26a92ffdb4b439c83fd

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