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- Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-GLIBC-1997165
- published 26 Jul 2021
- disclosed 28 Apr 2016
Introduced: 28 Apr 2016CVE-2016-10739 Open this link in a new tab
How to fix?
glibc to version 0:2.28-72.el8 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
glibc package and not the
glibc package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Centos:8 relevant fixed versions and status.
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, the getaddrinfo function would successfully parse a string that contained an IPv4 address followed by whitespace and arbitrary characters, which could lead applications to incorrectly assume that it had parsed a valid string, without the possibility of embedded HTTP headers or other potentially dangerous substrings.