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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-0235

Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."
Publish Date : 2015-01-28 Last Update Date : 2021-05-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-3142-1 -- eglibc -- security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28528 unix
ELSA-2015-0090 -- glibc security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28638 unix
ELSA-2015-0092 -- glibc security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28622 unix
RHSA-2015:0090 -- glibc security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28360 unix
RHSA-2015:0090: glibc security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150090 unix
RHSA-2015:0092 -- glibc security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28438 unix
RHSA-2015:0092: glibc security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20150092 unix
USN-2485-1 -- GNU C Library vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28503 unix
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.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-0235

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application IBM Pureapplication System 1.0.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application IBM Pureapplication System 1.1.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application IBM Pureapplication System 2.0.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application IBM Security Access Manager For Enterprise Single Sign-on 8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Oracle Communications Application Session Controller * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Oracle Communications Application Session Controller 3.7.1 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Oracle Communications Eagle Application Processor 16.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Oracle Communications Eagle Lnp Application Processor 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Oracle Communications Lsms 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Oracle Communications Policy Management 9.7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Oracle Communications Policy Management 9.9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Oracle Communications Policy Management 10.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Oracle Communications Policy Management 11.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Oracle Communications Policy Management 12.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Oracle Communications Session Border Controller * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Oracle Communications Session Border Controller 7.2.0 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Oracle Communications Session Border Controller 8.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Oracle Communications User Data Repository * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Oracle Communications Webrtc Session Controller 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Oracle Communications Webrtc Session Controller 7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Oracle Communications Webrtc Session Controller 7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Oracle Exalogic Infrastructure 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Oracle Exalogic Infrastructure 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Oracle Linux 5 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Oracle Linux 7 0 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Oracle Vm Virtualbox * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Redhat Virtualization 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Debian Debian Linux 2
GNU Glibc 1
IBM Pureapplication System 3
IBM Security Access Manager For Enterprise Single Sign-on 1
Oracle Communications Application Session Controller 2
Oracle Communications Eagle Application Processor 1
Oracle Communications Eagle Lnp Application Processor 1
Oracle Communications Lsms 1
Oracle Communications Policy Management 5
Oracle Communications Session Border Controller 3
Oracle Communications User Data Repository 1
Oracle Communications Webrtc Session Controller 3
Oracle Exalogic Infrastructure 2
Oracle Linux 2
Oracle Vm Virtualbox 1
Redhat Virtualization 1

- References For CVE-2015-0235

https://help.ecostruxureit.com/display/public/UADCO8x/StruxureWare+Data+Center+Operation+Software+Vulnerability+Fixes CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534845/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20150311 OpenSSL v1.0.2 for Linux affected by CVE-2015-0235
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-04
GENTOO GLSA-201503-04
http://secunia.com/advisories/62816
SECUNIA 62816
http://secunia.com/advisories/62813
SECUNIA 62813
http://secunia.com/advisories/62812
SECUNIA 62812
https://community.qualys.com/blogs/laws-of-vulnerabilities/2015/01/27/the-ghost-vulnerability
http://secunia.com/advisories/62640
SECUNIA 62640
http://secunia.com/advisories/62680
SECUNIA 62680
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jan/111
FULLDISC 20150128 Qualys Security Advisory CVE-2015-0235 - GHOST: glibc gethostbyname buffer overflow
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696600 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62883
SECUNIA 62883
http://secunia.com/advisories/62870
SECUNIA 62870
http://secunia.com/advisories/62871
SECUNIA 62871
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696526 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032909
SECTRACK 1032909
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62688
SECUNIA 62688
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695774 CONFIRM
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695695 CONFIRM
https://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10671 CONFIRM
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695835 CONFIRM
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10100 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62698
SECUNIA 62698
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0092.html CONFIRM
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130974/Exim-GHOST-glibc-gethostbyname-Buffer-Overflow.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142781412222323&w=2
HP HPSBGN03270
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html CONFIRM
https://www.f-secure.com/en/web/labs_global/fsc-2015-1 CONFIRM
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04874668 CONFIRM
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/274
BUGTRAQ 20150127 Qualys Security Advisory CVE-2015-0235 - GHOST: glibc gethostbyname buffer overflow
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142296726407499&w=2
HP HPSBGN03247
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143145428124857&w=2
HP HPSBMU03330
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696618 CONFIRM
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696243 CONFIRM
https://www.qualys.com/research/security-advisories/GHOST-CVE-2015-0235.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72325
BID 72325 GNU glibc CVE-2015-0235 Remote Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2018-10-17
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142722450701342&w=2
HP HPSBGN03285
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91787
BID 91787 Oracle July 2016 Critical Patch Update Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2018-10-15
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Oct/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-10-21-4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html CONFIRM
http://www.idirect.net/Partners/~/media/Files/CVE/iDirect-Posted-Common-Vulnerabilities-and-Exposures.pdf CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-09-30-3
https://support.apple.com/HT205375 CONFIRM
https://support.apple.com/HT205267 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT204942 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142721102728110&w=2
HP HPSBHF03289
http://www.websense.com/support/article/kbarticle/Vulnerabilities-resolved-in-TRITON-APX-Version-8-0 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62517
SECUNIA 62517
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:039
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:039
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3142
DEBIAN DSA-3142
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0126.html
REDHAT RHSA-2015:0126
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130768/EMC-Secure-Remote-Services-GHOST-SQL-Injection-Command-Injection.html
https://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/121879.aspx CONFIRM
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/130171/Exim-ESMTP-GHOST-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/62865
SECUNIA 62865
http://secunia.com/advisories/62758
SECUNIA 62758
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696602 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62690
SECUNIA 62690
http://secunia.com/advisories/62681
SECUNIA 62681
http://secunia.com/advisories/62667
SECUNIA 62667
http://secunia.com/advisories/62715
SECUNIA 62715
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150128-ghost
CISCO 20150128 GNU glibc gethostbyname Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21695860 CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html CONFIRM
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa90 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62692
SECUNIA 62692
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html CONFIRM
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21696131 CONFIRM
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2015-0090.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/62691
SECUNIA 62691
http://blogs.sophos.com/2015/01/29/sophos-products-and-the-ghost-vulnerability-affecting-linux/ CONFIRM
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20150127-0001/ CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Jun/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-06-30-2
http://secunia.com/advisories/62879
SECUNIA 62879
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/269
BUGTRAQ 20150127 GHOST gethostbyname() heap overflow in glibc (CVE-2015-0235)
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Jun/18
FULLDISC 20190612 SEC Consult SA-20190612-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in WAGO 852 Industrial Managed Switch Series
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/14
BUGTRAQ 20190613 SEC Consult SA-20190612-0 :: Multiple vulnerabilities in WAGO 852 Industrial Managed Switch Series
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153278/WAGO-852-Industrial-Managed-Switch-Series-Code-Execution-Hardcoded-Credentials.html
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/pdf/ssa-994726.pdf CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/05/04/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20210504 21Nails: Multiple vulnerabilities in Exim

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-0235

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