gethostbyname() overflow in glibc

Description:Overflow in glibc gethostbyname() allows overflows in ping, rsh, traceroute, etc.
Author:Wilton Wong - ListMail <listmail@NOVA.BLACKSTAR.NET>
Compromise: root (local)
Vulnerable Systems:Redhat 5, presumably others with glibc (GNU HURD?)
Date:13 December 1997

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