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:released (3.2.1-3.1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Trusty/esm:DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (3.2.1-3.1~build0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (3.2.1-3.1~build0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (3.2.1-3.1~build0.18.10.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (3.2.1-3.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):pending (3.2.1-3.1)
More Information

Updated: 2019-04-26 14:16:19 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)