Cisco Bug: CSCus69496 - Evaluation of glibc GHOST vulnerability - CVE-2015-0235
Jan 30, 2016
- Cisco NetFlow Generation 3000 Series Appliances
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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: Glibc is vulnerable, but there is no access vector. Also, NGA version 1.0.3 ships with updated non-vulnerable version of glibc. Available on CCO.
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