Debian Information for VU#738331

Domain Name System (DNS) resolver libraries vulnerable to read buffer overflow

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

Most Linux distributions include the GNU glibc library that contains vulnerable DNS resolver functions. Debian Security Advisory DSA-178 (superseded by DSA-185) addresses this issue in Heimdal Kerberos. See also:


Debian Security Advisory DSA-171 addresses this issue in fetchmail.

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