CVE-2018-19591

Priority
Description
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, attempting to
resolve a crafted hostname via getaddrinfo() leads to the allocation of a
socket descriptor that is not closed. This is related to the
if_nametoindex() function.
Notes
 ebarretto> In trusty and precise the code that introduced the issue
 ebarretto> is not present.
 sbeattie> reproducer testcase in upstream bug report
 sbeattie> introduced in 2180fee114b778515b3f560e5ff1e795282e60b0 (2.27 cycle)
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
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Updated: 2019-07-18 17:33:18 UTC (commit 649f8c6455205380e35ed054e9ea734222c716bb)