GLSA-201201-05 : mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201201-05
(mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201201-05.xml

Solution :

All mDNSResponder users should upgrade to the latest version:
# 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.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57631 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24159
24924
25159
28339
31091
31093

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