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Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the (1) send_dg and (2) send_vc functions in the libresolv library in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response that triggers a call to the getaddrinfo function with the AF_UNSPEC or AF_INET6 address family, related to performing dual A/AAAA DNS queries and the libnss_dns.so.2 NSS module.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 8.1
Publish Date: Feb 18, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Feb 19, 2016

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
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