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Cisco Bug: CSCus69558 - Evaluation of glibc GHOST vulnerability - CVE-2015-0235

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Jan 30, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS)

Known Affected Releases

X7.x X8.1.x

Description (partial)

The following Cisco products  

Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server (VCS) 
Cisco Expressway Series

include a version of GNU C library (glibc)  that is affected by the vulnerabilities identified by the Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) IDs: CVE-2015-0235

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:

This bug has been opened to address the potential impact on this product.

See published Cisco Security Advisory
(Any system that run with X8.1.2 or older software version is vulnerable to this CVE.)
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