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glibc: denial of service

Package(s):glibc CVE #(s):CVE-2013-1914
Created:April 25, 2013 Updated:August 22, 2013

From the Red Hat advisory:

It was found that getaddrinfo() did not limit the amount of stack memory used during name resolution. An attacker able to make an application resolve an attacker-controlled hostname or IP address could possibly cause the application to exhaust all stack memory and crash. (CVE-2013-1914)

Debian-LTS DLA-165-1 eglibc 2015-03-06
Gentoo 201503-04 glibc 2015-03-08
Scientific Linux SLSA-2013:1605-2 glibc 2013-12-03
Mageia MGASA-2013-0340 glibc 2013-11-22
Oracle ELSA-2013-1605 glibc 2013-11-26
Mandriva MDVSA-2013:284 glibc 2013-11-25
Mandriva MDVSA-2013:283 glibc 2013-11-25
Red Hat RHSA-2013:1605-02 glibc 2013-11-21
Ubuntu USN-1991-1 eglibc 2013-10-21
openSUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1510-1 glibc 2013-09-30
Fedora FEDORA-2013-15053 glibc 2013-08-22
Mageia MGASA-2013-0141 glibc 2013-05-09
Mandriva MDVSA-2013:163 glibc 2013-05-07
Mandriva MDVSA-2013:162 glibc 2013-05-07
Scientific Linux SL-glib-20130425 glibc 2013-04-25
Oracle ELSA-2013-0769 glibc 2013-04-25
CentOS CESA-2013:0769 glibc 2013-04-24
Red Hat RHSA-2013:0769-01 glibc 2013-04-24

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