CVE-2016-10152

Priority
Description
The read_config_file function in lib/hesiod.c in Hesiod 3.2.1 falls back to
the ".athena.mit.edu" default domain when opening the configuration file
fails, which allows remote attackers to gain root privileges by poisoning
the DNS cache.
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):needed
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):needed
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:18:25 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)