Bug 1249603 (CVE-2015-5180) - CVE-2015-5180 glibc: DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted record type
Summary: CVE-2015-5180 glibc: DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted recor...
Alias: CVE-2015-5180
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1251403 1497131
Blocks: 1249606 1498774
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Reported: 2015-08-03 11:52 UTC by Florian Weimer
Modified: 2021-02-17 05:04 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:43:00 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:0805 0 None None None 2018-04-10 08:20:57 UTC
Sourceware 18784 0 None None None 2019-05-03 13:43:20 UTC

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.


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

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