CVE-2016-2224

Published on: 03/24/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:15 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Uclibc-ng from Uclibc-ng Project contain the following vulnerability:

The __decode_dotted function in libc/inet/resolv.c in uClibc-ng before 1.0.12 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors involving compressed items in a reply.

  • CVE-2016-2224 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - Re: CVE Request uclibc-ng dns resolver issues Mailing List
Patch
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160205 Re: CVE Request uclibc-ng dns resolver issues
Public Git Hosting - uclibc-ng.git/commit Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
repo.or.cz
text/xml
URL Logo CONFIRM repo.or.cz/uclibc-ng.git/commit/d9c3a16dcab57d6b56225b9a67e9119cc9e2e4ac
oss-security - CVE Request uclibc-ng dns resolver issues Mailing List
Patch
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160205 CVE Request uclibc-ng dns resolver issues
CVE-2016-2224 Issue Tracking
Patch
Third Party Advisory
security-tracker.debian.org
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-2224
Uclibc-ng Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 82903

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationUclibc-ng ProjectUclibc-ngAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:uclibc-ng_project:uclibc-ng:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: