The nss_dns implementation of getnetbyname in GNU C Library (aka glibc) before 2.21, when the DNS backend in the Name Service Switch configuration is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by sending a positive answer while a network name is being process.
Publish Date : 2015-02-24 Last Update Date : 2019-06-13
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions
if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.