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PostPosted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201201-05 ] mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201201-05)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: January 22, 2012
Bug(s): #290822
ID: 201201-05

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in mDNSResponder, which
could lead to execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.


Background

mDNSResponder is a component of Apple's Bonjour, an initiative for
zero-configuration networking.


Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/mDNSResponder
Vulnerable: < 212.1
Unaffected: >= 212.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mDNSResponder. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with
root privileges or cause a Denial of Service.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All mDNSResponder users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/mDNSResponder-212.1"
   
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 21, 2009. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.


References

CVE-2007-2386
CVE-2007-3744
CVE-2007-3828
CVE-2008-0989
CVE-2008-2326
CVE-2008-3630


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