CVE-2014-9402

Public on 2018-05-10
Modified on 2018-05-10
Description
The nss_dns implementation of getnetbyname in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.21, when the DNS backend in the Name Service Switch configuration is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by sending a positive answer while a network name is being process.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
1.2
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 glibc 2018-05-10 17:45 ALAS-2018-1017

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 1.2 AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv2 7.8 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C