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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Cisco Digital Media Products Vendors:   Cisco
(Cisco Issues Advisory for Cisco Edge 300/340 Digital Media Player) Glibc getaddrinfo() Stack Overflow Lets Remote or Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035059
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035059
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7547   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 23 2016
Original Entry Date:  Feb 19 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Edge 300, Edge 340
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Glibc. A remote or local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. Cisco Edge 300/340 Digital Media Player is affected.

A remote or local user can send specially crafted data to trigger a stack overflow in the getaddrinfo() function in the glibc DNS client resolver code ('resolv/nss_dns') and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application using the glibc library.

Various applications may be affected, including ssh, sudo, and curl.

Additional information is available at:

https://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2016/02/cve-2015-7547-glibc-getaddrinfo-stack.html


Impact:   A remote or local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   Cisco has issued an advisory for Cisco Edge 300/340 Digital Media Players.

Cisco has assigned bug IDs CSCuy35298 (for Edge 300) and CSCuy35299 (for Edge 340) to this vulnerability.

The Cisco advisory is available at:

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160218-glibc

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160218-glibc (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Feb 16 2016 Glibc getaddrinfo() Stack Overflow Lets Remote or Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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