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Cisco Bug: CSCus69457 - Evaluation of glibc GHOST vulnerability - CVE-2015-0235

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Apr 18, 2018

Products (1)

  • Cisco Unified Computing System

Known Affected Releases

2.1(3e)B 2.2(1e)B 3.0(1d)B

Description (partial)

Symptom:
On January 27, 2015, a buffer overflow vulnerability in the GNU C library (glibc) was publicly announced. This vulnerability is related to the various gethostbyname functions included in glibc and affect applications that call these functions. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information from an exploited system or, in some instances, perform remote code execution with the privileges of the application being exploited. This vulnerability is documented in CVE-2015-0235.

A Cisco Security Advisory has been published to document this vulnerability at:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150128-ghost

Cisco has analyzed this vulnerability and concluded that the previously listed products are not impacted.

Conditions:
The code has been analyzed and  it was found that there is not active codes paths which use the function. However in a future release and in newer products we will upgrade the version of glibc to fully resolve the issue.
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