Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 12:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-01 ] hesiod
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: hesiod: Root privilege escalation (GLSA 201805-01)
Exploitable: local, remote
A vulnerability was discovered in hesiod which may allow remote
attackers to gain root privileges.
DNS functionality to access to DB of information that changes
Vulnerable: <= 3.1.0
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in hesiod that have
remained unaddressed. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for
A remote or local attacker may be able to escalate privileges to root.
There is no known workaround at this time.
Gentoo has discontinued support for hesiod and recommends that users
unmerge the package:
|# emerge --unmerge "net-dns/hesiod"