Bug 1698738 (CVE-2006-7254)

Summary: CVE-2006-7254 glibc: Not closing unhadleable client sockets due to nscd daemon leads to DoS.
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Marian Rehak <mrehak>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: aoliva, arjun.is, ashankar, codonell, dj, fweimer, glibc-bugzilla, law, mfabian, mnewsome, pfrankli, rth, siddhesh
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Bug Depends On: 1698739, 1698740    
Bug Blocks: 1699295    

Description Marian Rehak 2019-04-11 07:05:28 UTC
The nscd daemon in the GNU C Library (glibc) before version 2.5 does not close incoming client sockets if they cannot be handled by the daemon, allowing local users to carry out a denial of service attack on the daemon.

Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2019-04-11 07:05:44 UTC
Created glibc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-28 [bug 1698739]
Affects: fedora-29 [bug 1698740]

Comment 6 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2019-04-17 04:22:16 UTC
External References:

https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2498