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.
Assigned-to
mdeslaur
Notes
ebarrettoIn trusty and precise the code that introduced the issue
is not present.
sbeattiereproducer testcase in upstream bug report
introduced in 2180fee114b778515b3f560e5ff1e795282e60b0 (2.27 cycle)
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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
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Updated: 2019-12-05 19:55:15 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)