CVE-2016-3075

NameCVE-2016-3075
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the nss_dns implementation of the getnetbyname function in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.24 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a long name.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-494-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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+deb7u11fixed
glibc (PTS)jessie2.19-18+deb8u7fixed
jessie (security)2.19-18+deb8u3vulnerable
stretch, sid2.24-9fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium
eglibcsourcewheezy2.13-38+deb7u11mediumDLA-494-1
glibcsource(unstable)2.22-6medium
glibcsourcejessie2.19-18+deb8u5medium

Notes

[wheezy] - eglibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed via point release)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19879

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