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osvGoogleOSV:CVE-2016-10739
HistoryJan 21, 2019 - 7:29 p.m.

CVE-2016-10739

2019-01-2119:29:00
Google
osv.dev
4

9.6 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

23.0%

In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.28, the getaddrinfo function would successfully parse a string that contained an IPv4 address followed by whitespace and arbitrary characters, which could lead applications to incorrectly assume that it had parsed a valid string, without the possibility of embedded HTTP headers or other potentially dangerous substrings.