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IT10055: THE GNU C LIBRARY (GLIBC) HAS VULNERABILITIES AS SPECIFIED IN CVE-2013-7423 AND CVE-2015-1781

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CVE-2013-7423 - The getaddrinfo function of the GNU C Library
    (glibc) might allow DNS queries resulting in information
    disclosure or data loss due to the application encountering
    corrupted data.
    
    CVE-2015-1781 - The GNU C Library (glibc) gethostbyname
    functions are vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • DataPower may be effected by GNU C Library (glibc) function
    vulnerabilities as described in CVE-2013-7423 and CVE-2015-1781.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fix will be available in 6.0.0.16, 6.0.1.12, 7.0.0.9, 7.1.0.6
    and 7.2.0.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT10055

  • Reported component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Reported component ID

    DP1234567

  • Reported release

    600

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2015-07-16

  • Closed date

    2015-09-02

  • Last modified date

    2015-10-23

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    DATAPOWER

  • Fixed component ID

    DP1234567

Applicable component levels

  • R600 PSY

       UP

  • R601 PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R710 PSY

       UP

  • R720 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
General

Software version: 6.0.0

Reference #: IT10055

Modified date: 23 October 2015