CVE-2016-5417

2017-02-17T02:59:00
ID CVE-2016-5417
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-02-17T17:31:00

Description

Memory leak in the __res_vinit function in the IPv6 name server management code in libresolv in GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by leveraging partial initialization of internal resolver data structures.