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|Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201201-05 ] mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201201-05)
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: January 22, 2012
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in mDNSResponder, which
could lead to execution of arbitrary code with root privileges.
mDNSResponder is a component of Apple's Bonjour, an initiative for
Vulnerable: < 212.1
Unaffected: >= 212.1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in mDNSResponder. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local or remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with
root privileges or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All mDNSResponder users should upgrade to the latest version:
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/mDNSResponder-212.1"
available since November 21, 2009. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
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