GLSA-201201-05 : mDNSResponder: Multiple vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 57631

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.

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.

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201201-05

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57631

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201201-05.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2012/01/23

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mDNSResponder, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/05/25

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (Mac OS X mDNSResponder UPnP Location Overflow)

Reference Information

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

BID: 24159, 24924, 25159, 28339, 31091, 31093

GLSA: 201201-05

CWE: 20, 119, 134