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Cisco Bug: CSCus69593 - Evaluation of glibc GHOST vulnerability - CVE-2015-0235

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Jan 30, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco NAC Appliance 3300 Series

Known Affected Releases

2.0(2) 2.0(3) 2.0(4) 2.0(5) 2.1(0)

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Symptom:
This product includes a version of GNU libc (glibc)  that is affected by the vulnerabilities identified by the following Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) ID 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.

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