CVE-2016-2225

NameCVE-2016-2225
DescriptionThe __read_etc_hosts_r function in libc/inet/resolv.c in uClibc-ng before 1.0.12 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted packet.
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)
ReferencesDLA-561-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
uclibc (PTS)jessie0.9.32-1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.0.20-2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
uclibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
uclibcsourcewheezy0.9.32-1+deb7u1mediumDLA-561-1

Notes

Just for cross-compiling, not used for actual packages
http://repo.or.cz/uclibc-ng.git/commit/6932f2282ba0578d6ca2f21eead920d6b78bc93c
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/05/2

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