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Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:17:05 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
Subject: CVE-2015-7547: stack-based buffer overflow in glibc's getaddrinfo


today, we are disclosing a vulnerability in the nss_dns backend for
getaddrinfo, related to handling dual A/AAAA queries:

The security impact of this issue was discovered roughly at the same
time by the Google Security Team and Red Hat.

Background information:


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