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CVE-2015-0235 – GHOST: glibc gethostbyname buffer overflow

On January 27th, 2015 a buffer overflow was discovered and disclosed within the __nss_hostname_digits_dots() function of the GNU C Library (glibc). This bug is reachable both locally and remotely via the gethostbyname*() functions. Like all serious vulnerabilities recently, it has been given an affectionate nickname of “GHOST“. As many of you may already know, glibc […]

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