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Cisco Bug: CSCus70298 - Evaluation of CVE-2015-0235 'GHOST' vulnerability

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Jan 31, 2017

Products (20)

  • Cisco Unified IP Phones 9900 Series
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7962G
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7945G
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 9951
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7971G-GE
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7961G-GE
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7941G
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7911G
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 7906G
  • Cisco Unified IP Phone 8961
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Known Affected Releases

9.4(2)

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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