Upstream information

CVE-2015-7987 at MITRE


Multiple buffer overflows in mDNSResponder before 625.41.2 allow remote attackers to read or write to out-of-bounds memory locations via vectors involving the (1) GetValueForIPv4Addr, (2) GetValueForMACAddr, (3) rfc3110_import, or (4) CopyNSEC3ResourceRecord function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The package mDNSResponder-lib in the SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 family of SUSE Enterprise products derives code from mDNSResponder, but does not contain vulnerable code and is not affected by the buffer overflows CVE-2015-7987 / VU#1543335.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 951787 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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