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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Juniper NSM Vendors:   Juniper
(Juniper Issues Fix for Juniper NSM) Glibc getaddrinfo() Stack Overflow Lets Remote or Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037617
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037617
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7547   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 18 2017
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): NSM3000, NSM4000, NSMExpress
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Glibc. A remote or local user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. Juniper NSM 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:   The vendor has issued a fix (NSM Appliance Upgrade Package v3).

The Juniper advisory is available at:

https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10774

Vendor URL:  kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10774 (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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