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Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:40:52 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com>
cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: CVE request: glibc


On Mon, 15 Dec 2014, Florian Weimer wrote:

> The getnetbyname function in glibc 2.21 in earlier will enter an infinite 
> loop if the DNS backend is activated in the system Name Service Switch 
> configuration, and the DNS resolver receives a positive answer while 
> processing the network name.
>
> Upstream reference:
>
>  <https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=17630>

Use CVE-2014-9402.

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