Bug 2240541 (CVE-2023-5156) - CVE-2023-5156 glibc: DoS due to memory leak in getaddrinfo.c
Summary: CVE-2023-5156 glibc: DoS due to memory leak in getaddrinfo.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2023-5156
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2240543
Blocks: 2240548
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Reported: 2023-09-25 07:35 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2024-02-16 19:58 UTC (History)
37 users (show)

Fixed In Version: glibc 2.39
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A flaw was found in the GNU C Library. A recent fix for CVE-2023-4806 introduced the potential for a memory leak, which may result in an application crash.
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Description TEJ RATHI 2023-09-25 07:35:46 UTC
The fix for CVE-2023-4806 in upstream, introduces a memory leak in getaddrinfo.c which could lead to a Denial-of-Service.


Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2023-09-25 07:45:16 UTC
Created glibc tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2240543]

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