CVE Details

Release Date:2016-02-16


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

See more information about CVE-2015-7547 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.8 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (glibc)ELSA-2016-01752016-02-16
Oracle Linux version 7 (glibc)ELSA-2016-01762016-02-16
Oracle VM version 3.3 (glibc)OVMSA-2016-00132016-02-16
Oracle VM version 3.4 (glibc)OVMSA-2016-00132016-02-16

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