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LIN6-11436 : Security Advisory - glibc - CVE-2016-3706

Created: Jun 13, 2016    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 17, 2017
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
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.


configure project using --with-template=feature/build_libc
make -C build glibc.patch
cd build/glibc
patch -p2 < /patch/to/attached/patch

Binary hotfix are uploaded to pek-lpggp2:/folk/yhuang1/hotfix/hotfix6 

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