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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2015-7547

CVE-2015-7547 Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the

  • CVE ID: CVE-2015-7547
  • Vendors: Gnu
  • Date: February 18, 2016
  • Severity: Medium
  • Impact score: 6.40
  • Exploit score: 8.60

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the (1) send_dg and (2) send_vc functions in the libresolv library in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.23 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response that triggers a call to the getaddrinfo function with the AF_UNSPEC or AF_INET6 address family, related to performing "dual A/AAAA DNS queries" and the libnss_dns.so.2 NSS module.

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