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LIN5-21678 : Security Advisory - glibc - CVE-2016-3706

Created: Jun 13, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 11, 2016
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Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Toolchain


Stack-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.

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