Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Tegra Linux L4T contains a buffer overflow affecting the glibc library allowing the execution of arbitrary code.

Answer ID 4357
Updated 05/15/2017 12:35 PM

Tegra Linux L4T buffer overflow vulnerability may allow the execution of arbitrary code.


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Vulnerability Details

CVE-2015-0235

NVIDIA Tegra Linux L4T GHOST Vulnerability is a buffer overflow bug affecting gethostbyname*() function calls in the glibc library which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.

CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: 8.3
CVSS v2 Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

NVIDIA’s risk assessment is based on an average of risk across a diverse set of installed systems and may not represent the true risk of your local installation. NVIDIA recommends consulting a local security or IT professional to evaluate the risk of your specific configuration. NVIDIA doesn’t know of any exploits to these issues at this time.

Affected Products

CVE Product Impacted Installed Component OS
CVE-2015-0235 Jetson TK1 – L4T Sample File System version <= R19.x (glibc package) Linux

Fixes

You can download the fixes from the Linux for Tegra Archive. See Tegra K1, Sample File System.

Product Product Series OS First version that includes the fix
L4T Jetson TK1- L4T Linux R21.x

Mitigations

None

Acknowledgements

N/A

Revision History

Revision Date Description
2.0 January 20, 2017 Added information about fixes available for affected L4T products
1.0 March 3, 2015 Initial release
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