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LIN5-22559 : Security Advisory - glibc - CVE-2016-5417

Created: Feb 27, 2017    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 16, 2017
Found In Version: 5.0.1.38
Fix Version: 5.0.1.41
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Toolchain

Description

Memory leak in the __res_vinit function in the IPv6 name server management code in libresolv in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by leveraging partial initialization of internal resolver data structures.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-5417

Workaround

wrlinux/configure --enable-build-libc
make -C build wrl-glibc-rebuild.patch
cd build/wrl-glibc-rebuild-*/glibc-2.15-4.6a-*/
patch -Np1 < attached-patch

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