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Multiple Intel Software Products and Services impacted by CVE-2015-7547

Intel ID INTEL-SA-00049
Product family Multiple Intel Software Products
Impact of vulnerability Denial of Service
Severity rating Moderate
Original release Mar 08, 2016
Last revised May 26, 2016


Intel Software Products and Services that rely on glibc may be indirectly impacted by CVE-2015-7547.  


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the (1) send_dg and (2) send_vc functions in the libresolv library in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) prior to version 2.23 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted DNS response that triggers a call to the getaddrinfo.

Intel Products and API services not included in this advisory are considered not to be impacted at this time.  

Intel Products and API services listed below are potentially impacted indirectly by this issue since those perform DNS lookups and are reliant on the Operating System. End-users should contact their Operating System vendor for a relevant glibc patch to help mitigate CVE-2015-7547.

Affected products:

Software Products


Product Name



Latest Versions



Indirectly impacted



Intel® XDK









Intel® AMT Local Manageability Service (Linux version only)









Intel® Quark™ SoC X1000 board support package (BSP)






McAfee Products



See KB article





API Services


Service Name



Update source



Cloud Services: Mt. Asagad-Gateway



Patch provided to customers on 2/18/2016.



Cloud Services: Express Gateway



Patch provided to customers on 2/18/2016.



Cloud Services: Trusted Connect



Patch provided to customers on 2/23/2016.



 Intel recommends customers contact their Operating System vendor for a relevant glibc patch to help mitigate CVE-2015-7547.

Related Information:

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Initial Release



Updated product list 



Updated product list

CVE Name:  CVE-2015-7547

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