GLSA-201201-05 : mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57631
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
SolutionAll 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.