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Ghost Vulnerability CVE-2015-0235 and STK hardware Libraries and Tape Drives (Doc ID 1981032.1)

Last updated on JUNE 06, 2019

Applies to:

StorageTek SL150 Modular Tape Library - Version All Versions and later
Sun StorageTek SL3000 Modular Library System - Version All Versions and later
Sun StorageTek T10000A Tape Drive - Version All Versions and later
Sun StorageTek SL8500 Modular Library System - Version All Versions and later
Linux OS - Version 1.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document is intended for clients looking to find out what impact this GHOST vulnerability can have on the (S)L-series libraries and STK tape drives.

Scope

"GHOST" is the name of a vulnerability recently found in one of the key components of Linux systems.
The component is the Linux GNU C Library that is used by all Linux programs.

The vulnerability has been found in a function of this library that is used to convert Internet host names to Internet addresses.
If an attacker found vulnerable software and a way to transfer a properly crafted host name up to this function then theoretically the attacker could take over the control of the system.


 

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