CVE-2016-3706

NameCVE-2016-3706
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the getaddrinfo function in sysdeps/posix/getaddrinfo.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors involving hostent conversion. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-4458.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-494-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)buster2.28-10+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2.28-10+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2.31-13+deb11u6fixed
bullseye (security)2.31-13+deb11u7fixed
bookworm2.36-9+deb12u2fixed
bookworm (security)2.36-9+deb12u3fixed
trixie2.37-12fixed
sid2.37-13fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsourcewheezy2.13-38+deb7u11DLA-494-1
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)
glibcsourcejessie2.19-18+deb8u5
glibcsource(unstable)2.22-8

Notes

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20010

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