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Category:   Device (Storage)  >   IBM Storwize Vendors:   IBM
(IBM Issues Fix for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified) Glibc getaddrinfo() Stack Overflow Lets Remote or Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036247
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036247
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7547   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 8 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): V7000 Unified; 1.5.2.1, 1.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Glibc. A remote or local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. IBM Storwize V7000 Unified 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:   IBM has issued a fix for IBM Storwize V7000 Unified.

The IBM advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1005682

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1005682 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

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Feb 16 2016 Glibc getaddrinfo() Stack Overflow Lets Remote or Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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