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Cisco Bug: CSCus69794 - Evaluation of glibc GHOST vulnerability - CVE-2015-0235

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Aug 03, 2017

Products (39)

  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 6900 Series
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7945G
  • Cisco IP Phone 8851
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7962G
  • Cisco IP Phone 7841
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 9951
  • Cisco Unified SIP Phone 3905
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7971G-GE
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7961G-GE
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 6941
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Known Affected Releases

10.3(1)

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

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

Conditions:
Exposure is not configuration dependent.
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