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Bug 608698 (CVE-2015-5180) - <sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r4: DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted record type
Summary: <sys-libs/glibc-2.23-r4: DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted r...
Alias: CVE-2015-5180
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: A3 [glsa cve glsa blocked]
Depends on: CVE-2017-1000366
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Reported: 2017-02-09 09:08 UTC by Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED)
Modified: 2017-06-20 17:55 UTC (History)
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Description Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-02-09 09:08:54 UTC

DNS resolver NULL pointer dereference with crafted record type

Upstream bug:

Upstream patch:;h=fc82b0a2dfe7dbd35671c10510a8da1043d746a5
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2017-02-09 09:10:11 UTC
@ Maintainer(s): The vulnerabilities is fixed in >=sys-libs/glibc-2.25. Please bump the package and tell us if you plan to backport the fix.
Comment 2 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2017-02-09 11:40:47 UTC
this is in the 2.24 ebuild now
Comment 3 Matthias Maier gentoo-dev 2017-06-19 16:31:50 UTC
commit c46d0e63310fe68ed4bf6a3b0c3fbcc5d4d9918b
Author: Matthias Maier <>
Date:   Thu Jun 8 12:14:52 2017 -0500

    sys-libs/glibc: bump 2.23 to patchset 8
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.6, Repoman-2.3.2
Comment 4 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-06-20 17:55:26 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201706-19 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).