[committed] Document CVE-2023-4806 and CVE-2023-5156 in NEWS

Message ID 20230926114101.108198-1-siddhesh@sourceware.org
State Committed
Commit fd134feba35fa839018965733b34d28a09a075dd
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Series [committed] Document CVE-2023-4806 and CVE-2023-5156 in NEWS |

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linaro-tcwg-bot/tcwg_glibc_check--master-aarch64 warning Patch is already merged
linaro-tcwg-bot/tcwg_glibc_build--master-arm warning Patch is already merged
linaro-tcwg-bot/tcwg_glibc_check--master-arm warning Patch is already merged
linaro-tcwg-bot/tcwg_glibc_build--master-aarch64 warning Patch is already merged

Commit Message

Siddhesh Poyarekar Sept. 26, 2023, 11:41 a.m. UTC
  These are tracked in BZ #30884 and BZ #30843.

Signed-off-by: Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh@sourceware.org>
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 NEWS | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
  

Patch

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index a48c32e76f..5b7b327b29 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -48,6 +48,15 @@  Security related changes:
   2048 bytes, getaddrinfo may potentially disclose stack contents via
   the returned address data, or crash.
 
+  CVE-2023-4806: When an NSS plugin only implements the
+  _gethostbyname2_r and _getcanonname_r callbacks, getaddrinfo could use
+  memory that was freed during buffer resizing, potentially causing a
+  crash or read or write to arbitrary memory.
+
+  CVE-2023-5156: The fix for CVE-2023-4806 introduced a memory leak when
+  an application calls getaddrinfo for AF_INET6 with AI_CANONNAME,
+  AI_ALL and AI_V4MAPPED flags set.
+
 The following bugs are resolved with this release:
 
   [The release manager will add the list generated by