glibc getaddrinfo() stack-based buffer overflow & Centos 5

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glibc getaddrinfo() stack-based buffer overflow & Centos 5

Postby patris » 2016/02/17 09:29:44

Hello,
Do you know if CVE-2015-7547 --- glibc getaddrinfo() stack-based buffer overflow below affects Centos 5 OS?
https://sourceware.org/ml/libc-alpha/2016-02/msg00416.html

thank you

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Re: glibc getaddrinfo() stack-based buffer overflow & Centos

Postby avij » 2016/02/17 10:37:45

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1293532#c18 says RHEL 4 and 5 are not affected, which means CentOS 5 should also be safe.

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Re: glibc getaddrinfo() stack-based buffer overflow & Centos

Postby aks » 2016/02/18 18:45:31

So much FUD .... <sigh>