Upstream information

CVE-2020-17467 at MITRE


An issue was discovered in FNET through 4.6.4. The code for processing the hostname from an LLMNR request doesn't check for '\0' termination. Therefore, the deduced length of the hostname doesn't reflect the correct length of the actual data. This may lead to Information Disclosure in _fnet_llmnr_poll in fnet_llmnr.c during a response to a malicious request of the DNS class IN.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

Note from the SUSE Security Team

SUSE does not ship the FNET IP stack, so it is not affected by this problem.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1179907 [NEW]

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