Bug 2240543 - CVE-2023-5156 glibc: DoS due to memory leak in getaddrinfo.c [fedora-all]
Summary: CVE-2023-5156 glibc: DoS due to memory leak in getaddrinfo.c [fedora-all]
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glibc
Version: 38
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Carlos O'Donell
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: CVE-2023-5156
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Reported: 2023-09-25 07:44 UTC by TEJ RATHI
Modified: 2023-10-03 17:44 UTC (History)
12 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2023-10-03 17:44:51 UTC
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Description TEJ RATHI 2023-09-25 07:44:57 UTC
More information about this security flaw is available in the following bug:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2240541

Disclaimer: Community trackers are created by Red Hat Product Security team on a best effort basis. Package maintainers are required to ascertain if the flaw indeed affects their package, before starting the update process.

Comment 1 TEJ RATHI 2023-09-25 07:45:02 UTC
Use the following template to for the 'fedpkg update' request to submit an
update for this issue as it contains the top-level parent bug(s) as well as
this tracking bug.  This will ensure that all associated bugs get updated
when new packages are pushed to stable.

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# bugfix, security, enhancement, newpackage (required)
type=security

# low, medium, high, urgent (required)
severity=medium

# testing, stable
request=testing

# Bug numbers: 1234,9876
bugs=2240541,2240543

# Description of your update
notes=Security fix for [PUT CVEs HERE]

# Enable request automation based on the stable/unstable karma thresholds
autokarma=True
stable_karma=3
unstable_karma=-3

# Automatically close bugs when this marked as stable
close_bugs=True

# Suggest that users restart after update
suggest_reboot=False

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Additionally, you may opt to use the bodhi web interface to submit updates:

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/new

Comment 2 Florian Weimer 2023-09-25 09:23:14 UTC
We should be able to avoid the regression in Fedora by backporting this fix at the same time as the original fix.

Comment 3 Carlos O'Donell 2023-10-03 17:44:51 UTC
There is no Fedora release that is affected by this CVE.


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