CVE-2015-7547

How to patch Linux Glibc Getaddrinfo Stack Buffer Overflow Zero Day Vulnerability

A stack-based critical buffer overflow was found in the way the libresolv library (glibc) performed dual A/AAAA DNS queries. A remote attacker could crash or, potentially, execute code running the library on Linux. GNU C Library (glibc) could be made to crash or run programs or commands if it received specially crafted network traffic. The vulnerability was first reported by Google and Red Hat.

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