Bug 1249603 (CVE-2015-5180)

Summary: CVE-2015-5180 glibc: DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted record type
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Florian Weimer <fweimer>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Bug Depends On: 1251403, 1497131    
Bug Blocks: 1249606, 1498774    

Description Florian Weimer 2015-08-03 11:52:12 UTC
It was discovered that the glibc DNS resolver dereferenced a NULL pointer
when processing a specific, but valid resource record type.

Acknowledgements:

Name: Florian Weimer (Red Hat Product Security)

Comment 1 Florian Weimer 2015-08-07 08:59:17 UTC
Created glibc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1251403]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2018-04-10 08:20:51 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:0805 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0805