CVE-2016-4429

NameCVE-2016-4429
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the clntudp_call function in sunrpc/clnt_udp.c in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly unspecified other impact via a flood of crafted ICMP and UDP packets.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs840347

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+deb7u12vulnerable
glibc (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.19-18+deb8u10fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.24-11+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.24-14fixed
libtirpc (PTS)wheezy0.2.2-5vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.2.2-5+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie0.2.5-1+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, stretch, sid0.2.5-1.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
glibcsource(unstable)2.22-10high
glibcsourcejessie2.19-18+deb8u5high
libtirpcsource(unstable)0.2.5-1.1high840347

Notes

[wheezy] - eglibc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20112
[jessie] - libtirpc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - libtirpc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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